Confusion reigned in the polity yesterday, over whether or not Alhaji Bamanga Tukur was still the National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
One account said he had given his resignation letter to President Goodluck Jonathan, which the President was expected to read to members of the National Caucus, that reconvened at 6 pm at the Presidential Villa.
The National Caucus meeting was planned to dovetail into the Board of Trustees, BoT, meeting last night.
As an indication that Tukur had quit, the weekly Wednesday National Working Committee (NWC) meeting, yesterday, was chaired by Deputy National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus with other members in attendance.
The NWC meeting, which took place at the office of the Deputy National Chairman lasted from 2 pm to 4.30 pm when the members drove out immediately to the meeting of the National Caucus at the Presidential Villa, it was gathered.
Those who attended included the National Organising Secretary, Abubakar Mustapha; National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh; National Auditor, Adewole Adeyanju; National Secretary, Professor Wale Oladipo; National Financial Secretary, Elder Bolaji Anani; National Woman Leader, Mrs Kema Chikwe; National Legal Adviser, Victor Kwom; and National Youth leader, Abdullahi MaiBasira.