The Adamawa state chapter of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) today following the decision of the state working committee endorsed the candidature of Ambassador Wilberforce Juta for the office of the National chairman of the Party.
The release which was issued in Yola and signed by Chief Joel Hammanjoda Madaki and stated thus; ” That, is imperative the PDP resuscitates itself as key political party for the purpose of both proffering effective opposition and an alternative platform to ruling APC Government.
The State Chairman further said that; “That, such a reposition needs the support of the people as well as a strong experienced and respectable personality with impeccable integrity to lead the party bad it’s National Chairman.
“That, it is in the best interest of the party in the state that the position of the national chairman of the PDP returns to Adamawa state.
“That, it is hereby resolved to support the candidature of Ambassador Wilberforce B.Juta, a former Governor of the defunct Gongola state, one of the founding members of the PDP, a member of G34, first National vice chairman (North East) of the party and currently a member of its Board of Trustee for the exalted post of the National Chairman of PDP.
“It is our conviction therefore, that Amb. Juta can well deliver in this onerous assignment.”
The release also stated that their decision is taken after wide consultation party faithful.
Ambassador Wilberforce Juta and Barr Ahmed Gulak are from the same Northern senatorial zone of Adamawa state and the duo has been jostling for the PDP National Chairmanship position.
It would be recalled that Gulak had stormed into the National Secretariat of PDP in Abuja yesterday (Wednesday), where he announced himself present National Chairman of the party.