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Nigeria: Umar Damagum, PDP’s acting leader, comes with ‘with technical know-how’

By Ben Ezeamalu

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Posted on March 31, 2023 08:08

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, has appointed an acting chairman, Umar Damagum, to replace Iyorchia Ayu, the former senate president who oversaw the party’s worst electoral outing since 1999.

59-year-old Damagum, the party’s former deputy national chairman (north), replaces Ayu, the controversial leader who was suspended over allegations of anti-party activities.

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