The Social Democratic Party (SDP) National Executive Committee (NEC) has confirmed the appointment of Professor Tunde Adeniran as the national chairman of the party.
The party made the confirmation after its National Executive Committee meeting held in Abuja Thursday.
Speaking after his confirmation, Adeniran, who was appointed acting national chairman of the party on 11th February, 2019, vowed reconcile factions within the party and reposition it ahead of the 2023 general elections.
“We have put past disagreement behind us and resolved to unite everybody and march together into a glorious future that lies ahead as a united family through complementary and mutually reinforcing solidarity to make our beloved party stronger as we all desire.”
Adeniran also disclosed that machinery has been put in place to ensure that the party hits the ground running, adding that efforts would be made to rejig, build and strengthen the party across the states.
In this regard, he said the party is being repositioned to achieve tangible results in the subsequent elections particularly the 2023 general elections.
Accordingly, he said the party has set new electoral targets and is already working hard to build a strong sense of responsibility among its members as well as ginger in them intense desire to achieve the overall objectives of the party across board.
“In the light of the forgoing we will, in the weeks and months ahead, be taking some bold and strategic steps to enable us rebuild the party into a cohesive political family.
“We will re-ignite our hopes and aspirations and transform it into a wholesome political organization in nature, essence and in character-one guided by its Noble ideology and the fundamental democratic principles of internal democracy, equity and fairness, transparency and accountability.”
Meanwhile, the NEC has approved Dr Agunloye Olu and Hajiya Sadatu Abdullahi as deputy national chairman (South) and national welfare secretary respectively.
Other officers of the party were equally confirmed.