By Nasir Kura
The South-East caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has endorsed the candidature of Prince Uche Secondus as the next chairman of the party in the ongoing national convention.
The caucus after a meeting in Abuja on Friday declared Secondus the man for the top job in the party.
PDP national vice chairman in the zone, Chief Austin Umahi, told journalists after the meeting that party leaders in the zone had decided to support Secondus in his bid to become the next national chairman.
The meeting was attended by Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi; Deputy Senate President; Ike Ekweremadu; former Senate President, Adolphus Wabara and other National Assembly members from the zone.
“Without prejudice to the right of other aspirants to this national chairmanship position, credible and transparent election, we have decide to back and vote for Prince Uche Secondus for the position of national chairman of our great party.”
The stakeholders also said they had agreed to vote for Col. Austin Akobundu for National Organising Secretary; Ude Okoye for Youth Leader; and Alphonsos Gerald as Deputy Financial Secretary, a communiqué issued after the meeting read in part.