Published February 19, 2021

John Alechenu , Abuja

THE Chairman , Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Walid Jibrin , on Thursday , expressed confidence that the Bukola Saraki – led National Reconciliation Committee , will achieve its set objectives .Jibrin spoke after a meeting between the Saraki Committee and members of the BoT at the PDP Legacy House , Maitama , Abuja .He said , “ We have given our own recommendations to him in order to make the report very rich. With the quality of committee members in this undertaking , we are sure that the PDP will return stronger and we will win in the 2023 election .“ We are giving them 100 per cent support to carry out this assignment . They are fearless . They should not fear anybody , and no issue of money should be involved in this exercise . We trust Senator Bukola Saraki .”In his remarks, Saraki said, “ We are going to reach out to everybody . Everybody matters , everybody has a role to play. As I said yesterday, we started the process with the former president , former governors and deputies . Today , we are meeting with the BOT, former leaders of the National Assembly , former founding fathers . ”Meanwhile, the party has lifted the suspension earlier placed on some of its National Assembly members. This was contained in a statement titled , “ PDP Lifts Suspension on Elumelu , Toby Okechukwu , Others ,” signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary , Kola Ologbodinyan, on Thursday .The statement read in part , “ The PDP has lifted the suspension placed on seven of its members in the House of Representatives.“ The members are Hon . Ndudi Elumelu , Hon . Wole Oke , Hon . Lynda Ikpeazu, Hon . Anayo Edwin , Hon . Gideon Gwani , Hon . Toby Okechukwu and Hon . Adekoya Addul -majid.“ The National Working Committee notes that the lifting of the suspension was based on the recommendations of various committees set on issues relating to the suspension . ”Ologbondiyan , however, said, the party continues to recognize the PDP Caucus of the House of Representatives as led by Kingsley Chinda .

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