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PDP NWC, BoT Kick Start Emergency Meeting Over Crisis



PDP National Convention

The National Working Committee and the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday held separate emergency meetings at the PDP National Secretariat, Abuja.

The NWC meeting which is presided over by the Deputy National Chairman (south), Yemi Akinwonmi, had in attendance most of its 19 members.

The NWC which has most of the 19 members in attendance, is being presided over by the Deputy National Chairman (South), Yemi Akinwonmi.

Naija News gathered that the meeting started around 12.00 pm.

Others at the meeting include the Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Suleiman Nazif, National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, and the National Youth Leader, Sunday Ude-Okoye among others.

Meanwhile, the BoT meeting which is being held at the party’s National Executive Committee Hall, has in attendance former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, former Senate Presidents David Mark, Bukola Saraki and Pius Ayim, former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd), former Niger State Governor, who is also the Chairman of the Ex-PDP Governors Forum, Babangida Aliyu among others.

Naija News reports that the meetings are following the suspension of the PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus by a court.

The Rivers State court had ordered Secondus to stop parading himself as the national chairman or a member of the party.

Justice O. Gbasam of the State High Court sitting in Degema LGA said that the suspension remains pending the hearing and determination of motion on notice for interlocutory injunction.

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