The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has approved the nomination of Senator Suleiman Nazif (Wakilin Arewa) as the new Deputy National Chairman, North, of the party.
The party said in a statement on Monday that the approval is in furtherance of section 47 (6) of its Constitution.
Nazif was one time member of the House of Representatives and two-time Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, where he served as Chairman, Senate Committee on Labour and Productivity as well as Chairman, Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission.
He holds a degree in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering as well as a Masters degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He also holds several Honorary Doctorate Degrees and Awards locally and internationally, in addition to numerous traditional titles.
Senator Nazif is a nationalist, grassroot politician and philanthropist.