Taraba PDP Gets New State Chairman and State Organizing Secretary by admin | Oct 18, 2023 | Politics | 0 comments ‹ Previous Gov. Agbu Kefas Explores Collaborative Path to a Safer Taraba with DSS Director General Next › Gov. Kefas Strengthens Educational Ties with UBEC During Abuja Visit Related Posts Taraba LG Boss Tasks INEC, Security Agencies on Credible Polls Gov. Ishaku Appeals for Sustainable Peace in Bang Community An Inter-denominational Thanksgiving Service Mark's Beginning of Gov. Ishaku's 2nd Term PDP Presidential Candidate Alongside Gov. Ishaku, Other PDP Stalwarts Visits CAN National Body The New State PDP Chairman, Elder Nuhu Abe taking his Oath of Office.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Taraba State chapter today carried out the swearing into office of Elder Nuhu Abe and Hon. Simon Bala as State Chairman and State Organizing secretary of the party respectively. Elder Nuhu Abe is replacing the vacuum created by the resignation of the former PDP Chairman now the State Governor, His Excellency Dr. Agbu Kefas while Hon. Simon Bala will replaced the vacuum created by the subsequent resignation of former State Organizing Secretary of the party, Hon. Saviour Noku who was recently appointment Honourable Commissioner for Special Duties and Social Service. Both nominees were unanimously endorsed by the State Executive Committee of the party to complete the tenure of their predecessors. Hon. Simon Bala swearing to an Oath of Office as the State PDP Organizing Secretary.The 7th State Chairman of the party since the return to democracy in 1999 in his acceptance speech, Abe expressed gratitude to members for reposing confidence in him by entrusting the party in the state on his shoulders. He pledged to enthrone a regime of justice, equity and internal democracy in the party and to also eschew politics of bitterness within party structures. He further appreciated His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas, Governor of Taraba State for interpreting and gradually bringing to reality the party’s manifesto and campaign promises. Leader of representatives of the party at the National Zonal level on his part the Zonal Secretary of PDP North-East, Kabir J. Bappa described Taraba as the bedrock of PDP in Northern Nigeria. According to him, in all the 19 Nineteen Northern states, PDP has lost out in one way or the other except in Taraba. He further noted that the North-East Zonal Headquarter of the party received a letter from the Taraba State Executive Committee of the party who are the main organ of the party saddled with the power to elect and replaced any vacant position within the party. In the letter the State Executive Committee requested that Hon. Nuhu Abe and Hon. Simon Bala should be appointed as State Chairman and State Organizing Secretary of the party respectively to fill in the existing vacuum. In obedient to section 47(6) of the PDP Constitution 2017 as amended which state clearly that “Where a vacancy occurs in any of the offices of the Party, the Executive Committee at the appropriate level shall appoint another person from the area or zone where the officer originated from, pending the conduct of election to fill the vacancy.” In view of the above the leadership of the party at the North-East Zonal level was left with no any option than performing her duty by confirming the nomination of the duo and subsequent proper swearing-in in line with provisions of the Party’s constitution which is taking place today. He concluded by officially presenting both Hon. Nuhu Abe and Hon. Simon Bala as the substantive State Chairman and State Organizing Secretary of the PDP in Taraba state to complete the tenure of the resigned officers thus starting from 2023 to 2024. The ceremony ended with administering the oath of office and oath of allegiance to both Hon. Nuhu Abe, PDP Chairman Taraba State and Hon. Simon Bala, State Organizing Secretary, Presentation of Certificates of Returned and proper handing and taking over. Among dignitaries present was the State Governor of Taraba State Dr. Agbu Kefas represented by his Deputy His Excellency Alhaji Aminu Alkali, SGS Chief Gebon Timothy Kataps, S. A. Political Affairs to the Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bawa. Others were State House of Assembly members, Members of the State Executive Council, State Working Committee Members of the party, Party Executives, Stakeholders, Party faithfuls across the state e.t.c. Habu Ardo,S. A. Media and Publicity PDP Taraba State. Share this:TweetEmail Related Leave a ReplyCancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.