After a three-hour meeting between members of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) and its elected senators, the PDP yesterday announced Abaribe as the minority leader in the Senate.
Abaribe, a former deputy governor, is from Abia State.
Also appointed is Bwacha as deputy minority leader while Senator Philip Aduda from the Federal Capital Territory retained his former post of minority whip and Senator Clifford Ordia from Edo State emerged the deputy minority whip.
The meeting to decide on the positions held at the Abuja residence of the PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus.
The party’s NWC will meet its members in the House of Representatives today for the selection of its principal officers.