PDP Crisis Deepens as Ex-chairman Iyorchia Ayu Takes Legal Action Against Party

PDP Crisis Deepens as Ex-chairman Iyorchia Ayu Takes Legal Action Against Party

  • The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a fresh dimension following the suspension of its national chairman
  • Iyorchia Ayu, the national chairman of the party who was recently suspended, has said that he will seek legal redress for his predicament
  • According to Ayu, the party has taken actions which it deems fit, but it does not stop him from going to court on the matter

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The suspended national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, has taken legal action against his suspension by the party.

The Punch reports that Ayu is set to challenge his party's decision to replace him as national chairman through the Benue State High Court, Makurdi.

Iyorchia Ayu, PDP, national chairman, suspension
Iyorchia Ayu has confirmed that he will take legal action against the PDP. Photo: PDP
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Simon Imobo-Tswam, the special assistant on communication to Ayu, confirmed that his principal is not taking his suspension lightly.

Imobo-Tswam said Ayu would challenge his suspension before a competent court of jurisdiction.

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He added that the PDP has already done what it deems fit as regards the matter, and other actions will be carried out civilly.

He said:

"PDP has said everything concerning the issue. So, there is no need to say more.”

PDP substitutes Ayu as national chairman, reveals replacement

The heat is on in the camp of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the crisis within the party hits a new dimension.

Emerging reports have confirmed that the party has replaced the suspended national chairman Senator Iyorchia Ayu with Umar Damagum.

Damagum, the new chairman of the country's main opposition party, is expected to function on an interim basis, pending when the National Working Committee reaches a compromise for a new chairman.

PDP crisis worsens as Governor Wike reveals his plan for Iyorchia Ayu

Meanwhile, the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, had tackled the national chairman of the PDP, Iyorchia Ayu.

Wike said his fight with the PDP national chairman had just started, insisting that Ayu does not deserve to lead the main opposition party.

The Rivers state governor warned other PDP stakeholders against siding with Ayu, who has been suspended by his ward executives in Benue.

Source: Legit.ng

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