Nigeria's Ruling Party Replaces Secretary

The battle in the Peoples Democratic Party hardened after the national chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, directed the deputy national secretary, Solomon Onwe, to immediately take over the office of the national secretary in acting capacity.

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Alhaji Bamanga Tukur

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