An emergency meeting has been summoned by governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party over the leadership crisis rocking the party.
The development was disclosed in a statement released by the Director-General of the PDP governors forum, C.I.D Maduabum.
The statement which was released in Abuja on Wednesday was titled, “PDP Governors Summon Emergency Meeting Again at Abuja.”
The statement reads in part, “The chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, Rt Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, CFR, in consultation with his colleagues, has summoned an emergency meeting of the Forum to hold on Thursday, 26th August 2021 at 5 pm.”
“The meeting will discuss recent developments in the PDP.
“The governors enjoined all PDP members and stakeholders to exercise patience, as efforts are being made to ensure the continued stability of the party in the days ahead.”
In a related development, former Osun State Governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has declared his intention to contest for the position of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Chairman.
Naija News reports that he declared his intention while speaking on a radio current affairs programme in Osogbo to mark the 30th anniversary of the turn of Osun State on Wednesday.
The former governor however stated that his ambition is based on two conditions.