JUST IN: PDP governors dump Secondus, ask him to vacate Chairmanship


Governors on the Platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have unanimously called on embattled PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus to step aside.

The Governors met on Thursday in Abuja to deliberate on recent issues affecting the Party. POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that after the meeting, which held in Akwa Ibom House, Asokoro, Abuja, the governors resolved to work in line with a court ruling sacking Secondus as National Chairman.

Chairman of the PDP Governors forum, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, who spoke shortly after the meeting, noted that as law abiding Party members they believe in the rule of law and will comply with the decision of the Court.

He commended the resilience of members assuring that efforts are being made to ensure continued stability of the party ahead of the 2023 National polls in Nigeria. Elder Yemi Akinwonmi who was unanimously affirmed as Acting Chair by the National Working Committee at its meeting on Thursday also briefed the Governors forum meeting.

The meeting of the National Executive Council of the party will be proceeded by that of the the National Working Committee on Saturday in Abuja.

The Governors present include: Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa Delta, Darius Dickson Ishaku Taraba, Samuel Ortom of Benue, Senator Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Oluseyi Makinde Oyo, Godwin Obaseki of Edo, Senator Bala Mohammed Bauchi, and Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State.

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