The recent statement made available to Blank NEWS Online reads:
“Resolution of the NEC Meeting of DPP held at the Gracious Hotel; Abuja: At an emergency meeting of DPP held on 9th May,2013, presided over by its National chairman; Major Gen.Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd), decided that:
(1) The Merger Committee formed as a result of the resolution of the february 13 NEC Meeting is hereby disbanded and a new committee to be Appointed to Continue the merger Negotiations with Other Political Party’s.
(2) The NEC Expelled Mr. Olusameka Akamukali former Acting Deputy National Chairman Of the Party for Anti-Party Activities and Gross Misconduct and the NEC have Accordingly appointed a new deputy National chairman to replaced him in the person of Mr. Gashon Benson from Rivers State.
(3)The Party resolved to hold its National Convention on 25/5/2013 in Abuja.