BY VICTOR BUORO, ABUJA – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday approved the nomination of Senator Suleiman Nazif (Wakilin Arewa) as the Party’s new Deputy National Chairman, North.
A statement announcing his nomination by the National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the approval is in furtherance of section 47 (6) of the PDP Constitution.
Senator Nazif was one term member of the House of Representatives and a two-term Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, where he served as Chairman, Senate Committee on Labour and Productivity as well as Chairman, Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
He holds a degree in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering as well as a Masters degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy (MAID) from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
Nasif, who also holds several Honorary Doctorate Degrees and Awards locally and internationally, in addition to numerous traditional titles, is a nationalist, grassroot politician and philanthropist.