- Emerging reports indicate that some members of the National Working Committee of the PDP are unhappy about how the affairs of the party are conducted
- The party chieftains have written a letter to the national secretary of the party disclosing their reasons resigning from their positions
- The national chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, has not made any official statement of the resignation of the executives
The leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepened further on Tuesday, August 3, after seven national officers of the party resigned from their roles.
According to Channels TV, the party chieftains addressed their resignation letters to the national secretary of the party.
The PDP members alleged that they were being sidelined and unfairly treated by the national chairman, Uche Secondus.
The Cable reported that among those who resigned include the deputy national financial secretary, the deputy legal adviser, the deputy national auditor, the deputy national publicity secretary, the deputy women leader, and the deputy organising secretary of the party.
The party chieftains, however, promised to remain loyal to the PDP but said they will not be able to work with the current national working committee (NWC).
Supreme Court ruling: APC chieftains developing safe option for ruling party
Meanwhile, on the instruction of President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo is s reportedly working out a safe option to resolve the internal political crisis in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The crisis came on the heels of the Supreme Court ruling last week on the fate of the current APC national caretaker leadership led by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state.
Legit.ng gathered that VP Osinbajo has been holding consultations with party leaders and governors on a solution that will save the party from future legal traps and at the same time be acceptable to all within the APC.
APC lawyer, Akintola dismisses calls for Buni’s removal
In another news, Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN), a counsel to the APC, on Monday, August 2, reproved members of the party seeking the removal of the interim chairman, Governor Mai Mala Buni.
He criticized the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for calling the ward congresses conducted by the APC on Saturday, July 31, a nullity.
Akintola dismissed claims that the APC congress was a nullity