Breaking: Crisis Rocking PDP Worsens As Akinwonmi Presides Over Caucus Meeting

Breaking: Crisis Rocking PDP Worsens As Akinwonmi Presides Over Caucus Meeting

  • Yemi Akinwonmi, the acting national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has presided over the party's caucus meeting
  • The meeting was held at the PDP national secretariat, Abuja, days after Rivers court sacked Uche Secondus as the chairman of the party
  • A judgement by Kebbi court had on Thursday, August 26, restored Secondus as the authentic chairman of the PDP

FCT, Abuja - The acting national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Yemi Akinwonmi, presided over the ongoing meeting of the party caucus, currently holding at the national secretariat of the party, Abuja.

The Punch reports that although the national chairman, Uche Secondus, who, acting on an order issued by a Kebbi State High Court on Thursday, August 26, assumed office on Friday, August 27, he is not at the meeting.

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The acting chairman of PDP Akinwonmi presided over the caucus meeting.
Source: Facebook gathered that Akinwonmi said the chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum, Aminu Tambuwal, noted he brought the greetings of his colleague governors to the meeting.

He said:

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“We are working together for the good of our party; whatever issues we have will be resolved at this caucus meeting.”
“By the grace of God, we will take decisions that will be in the interest of the party. Let us set aside all personal interests to make this party great.”

In his comment, the chairman of the National Assembly caucus, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, said that every Nigerian is looking up to us in the PDP to give a sense of direction because the other party, including the president, had admitted failure.

Abaribe noted:

“He (Buhari) said he won’t finish his tenure a failure. That, in itself, is an admittance of failure. We in the National Assembly are in support of this effort.”

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Kebbi court restores Uche Secondus as PDP national chairman

Meanwhile, had previously reported that barely two days after he was removed, the Kebbi state high court ordered Uche Secondus to return to his position as the national chairman of the PDP.

It was reported that the presiding judge, Justice Nusirat Umar, said she was satisfied after reading the affidavit of the respondents that an interim order should be granted on the purported suspension of Secondus pending the determination of the case.

The judge gave the order in a suit brought before her in Birnin Kebbi in case KB/AC/M. 170/2021.


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