The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shifted the date and venue of the Southwest congress.

The exercise will now hold on April 12 as against March 10 the exercise was initially billed for.

The PDP, in a statement on Thursday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the shift in date and venue was part of the resolutions taken by the party leadership to resolve the festering crisis in Southwest PDP.

“The PDP national leadership assures of working with all stakeholders to achieve a seamless and unifying congress of our great party in the South West zone.

“The PDP urges all leaders of our party, critical stakeholders and teeming members of our party in the Southwest and the nation at large to be accordingly guided,” the statement added.