The National Working Committee, NWC, of the
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said it has
received the resignation of the Chairman of the
Board of Trustees of the party, Tony Anenih.
In accepting the resignation, the NWC noted the
outstanding contributions of Mr. Anenih in the party
over the years especially in his capacity as the
Board of Trustees Chairman.
“As one of the founding fathers of the PDP, the NWC
appreciates Chief Anenih’s guiding role in the party
in the last 16 years and wish him well in his future
endeavours,” the party said late Wednesday.
The party in a statement by its national secretary,
Wale Oladipo, also said “consequent upon the
resignation, the Secretary of the Board of Trustees,
Senator Walid Jibrin holds forth pending the election
of a new BoT Chairman”.
The party said Mr. Anenih resigned “on personal
The PDP has been hit by a wave of crisis since
losing the recent national elections.
Its national chairman, Adamu Mu’azu, resigned
earlier on Wednesday.
The party had said it will clarify on Thursday
whether Mr. Anenih was also resigning as