September 25, 2023

BREAKING: Former PDP National Chairman, Ogbulafor Is Dead

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By The9JaTREND

Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Prince Vincent Ogbulafor has passed on.

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Prince Ogbulafor died on Thursday, 6th October, 2022 in Canada. at the age of 73 years.

Confirming his death, a family member who wished to be anonymous said Ogbulafor died of an undisclosed illness.

Born on May 24, 1949, Prince Vincent Ogbulafor was the first National Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, 2001; National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), since 2008.

Prince Vincent Ogbulafor is the famous former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who is known for his frequent controversial statements.  

Ogbulafor, who emerged the PDP national chairman on March 8, 2008, had his tenure started on a controversial note when he said that he did not worry if Nigeria became a one-party state at an interactive dinner he had with media executives at the Banquet hall of Sheraton Hotel, Abuja.

Prince Ogbulafor, who resigned on May 13, 2010, was seen as a victim of high level political intrigues that arose after the demise of the late President Yar’adua. Ogbulafor had said after a meeting with Mr. Bukola Saraki-led PDP Governors Forum that power would return to the North in 2011, a statement which was considered an abomination.

He was removed shortly after making the announcement in May 2010. The PDP zoning formula was subsequently manipulated in favour of former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2010, following the death of Yar’adua, who ought to have spent two terms of eight years as a candidate representing the North after the former President Obasanjo, a Southerner has spent eight years.

He hails from Olokoro in Umuahia South Local Government of Abia State.

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