DEPUTY president of the
Senate and chairman, Peoples
Democratic Party, PDP, Postelection
Review Committee,
Senator Ike Ekweremadu
yesterday said the committee
would submit its report to
the national leadership of the
party on September 30.
Ekweremadu made the
declaration while interacting
with journalists in Abuja at
the end of the retreat by the
committee to harmonise and
adopt its report ahead of its
While Senator Ekweremadu
declined to give details of
the recommendations of
the committee, he said he
believed his committee had
done its best in diagnosing
and addressing the challenges
facing the PDP.
He said: “I do not have the
mandate of the committee
to speak on the details of our
work yet. That will be done at
the appropriate time. But for
now, I want to assure members
of our party that we have done
our best in accordance with
our terms of reference and
that our report is ready for
The senator also said that
in view of the forthcoming
Eid el Kabir holiday, the
committee’s report would
now be submitted to the party
on September 30, 2015, instead
of September 23 as earlier
He expressed happiness at
the enthusiasm and interest
shown in the work of the
committee by party faithful
within and outside the country.
Nigerian Pilot recalls that
the Post-election Review
Committee was inaugurated
on May 5 by the PDP acting
national chairman, Prince
Uche Secondus, with a ninepoint
agenda to identify
the immediate and remote
causes of the party’s poor
performance in the last general
elections and to propose a
roadmap to restore the party’s
The delay in the submission
of the report has delayed the
meeting of the party’s National
Executive Committee and also
stalled other activities of the

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