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The Peoples Democratic Party has dissolved the State Caretaker Committee of the Cross River State chapter of the party.

This was announced on Friday in a statement titled ‘PDP Dissolves, Replaces Cross River State Caretaker Committee,’ signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan.

This comes a day after the state governor, Ben Ayade, defected from the party to the All Progressives Congress.

The dissolution was approved by the National Working Committee of the party on behalf of the National Executive Committee

According to the statement, “The decision is in pursuant to the powers conferred on the NWC by the PDP Constitution.


“Consequently, the NWC has constituted a new State Caretaker Committee to pilot the affairs of the chapter of the party at the state level.”

The members of the new State Caretaker Committee for Cross River State are Barr. Efiok Cobham(Chairman) Barr. AttahOchinke, Dr. UkeEnun, Prof. WalterMboto, Hon. Rita Ayim (PublicitySecretary), Hon. MikeUsibe, Hon. Christopher Ekpo, Mr. Victor Effiom Okon, Prince K.J.Agba, Hon. Eko Atu(Secretary).


“All other structure of the party at the local government and ward levels in the state remains intact,” the statement added.

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