Plot to hold SW congress splits PDP NWC as Secondus, Nat’l Secretary, others insist on obedience to court order

PDP and its colour flags

Plot by some members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) to push for the conduct of the South-West zonal despite the court order, restraining the party from conducting it pending the determination of a suit contesting the venue of the congress, is now causing ripples in the party.

The National Organising Secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu (Rtd), National Financial Secretary and Abdullahi Hussein Maibasira are said to be leading the NWC members, who are alleged to be enjoying the backing of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.

Sources told our correspondent that Governor Makinde’s men are pushing for the zonal congress to be fixed to hold in Ibadan on April 10, 2021.

However, the National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, who is out of the country, is said to be relying on the legal opinions provided by the National Legal Adviser, Emmanuel Enoidem while the National Secretary,…


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