Honourable Kabiru Adjoto, the Chairman of the Edo State PDP e-registration committee, has revealed that the party targets registering 1,000,000 members in the course of the exercise.
He made the revelation at the launching ceremony of the exercise at the party’s state secretariat in Benin City.
Listing the schedule of the e-registration programme, Hon. Adjoto said: “The party has resolved to digitalize the process of its membership by leveraging on Information and Communication Technologies(ICT) for safer and more efficient preservation of data.
“Therefore, the party’s technical team has come up with a software designed to aid data capturing either through self registration or field registration on the website: www.iampdp.com.
“The party’s technical committee has taken into cognizance the low technological penetration in most areas across the country; hence the importance of the field registration which will be coordinated by trained party agents in the 192 wards that make up Edo State.”
He disclosed that the party “have put all machineries in place for the training of these agents who will be deployed to their various wards to drive the exercise.”
Hon. Adjoto disclosed that “Edo State is among the few pilot states where the exercise is expected to kick-off in earnest and our performing governor, Godwin Obaseki is the National Chairman of this exercise, as such, Edo is expected to set the pace.
“Our target is to register at least one million (1,000,000) Edo people in the course of the exercise.”
Concluding, Hon. Adjoto who is a former speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly said: “The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is keenly determined to take power back to the people come 2023 in order to offer purposeful leadership for Nigerians as against the crass inept leadership disposition of the APC led federal government.”
In his response, Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, the Chairman of the PDP in Edo State, emphasised on the need for the e-registration exercise in the state to be the best amongst the lot as the state governor is the national chairman of the exercise.