The 40th meeting of the national caucus of the People’s Democratic Party is currently ongoing at the National Secretariat of the party as the fate of Uche Secondus still hangs in the balance after he got a fresh court order reinstating him as National chairman of the party.
Following the exparte order of court restraining Secondus, the Deputy Chairman (North), Suleiman Nazif assumed the position of Acting National Chairman but was displaced hours later by the Deputy National Chairman (South), Yemi Akinwonmi.
At the meeting, the acting National Chairman Elder Yemi Akinwonmi announced that he was served with a court order, but did not disclose the content of the letter, but he said the meeting will discuss issues raised in court document.
The chairman of the PDP governor’s forum Aminu Tambuwal told other caucus members that the the governors are working together for the benefit of the party and the country, he insists the challenges within the PDP are surmountable.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is also attending this crucial meeting alongside former Senate Presidents David Mark and Bukola Saraki, state governors, former governors and lawmakers.
Atiku Abubakar assured that deliberations at the caucus meeting will be guided by maturity and intelligence and is hopeful that the PDP will emerge stronger.
Meanwhile the National Caucus of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has fixed October 30-31 for conduct of emergency National Convention.
The National Convention which is the highest decision making body of the party will elect members of the National Working Committee bringing to an end the 4-year term of Uche Secondus in office.
The National Convention which was supposed to hold in December was brought to October following calls for the removal of Secondus and his team from office.