Leadership crisis: PDP governors to meet stakeholders on Tuesday



(NAN)The Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum (PDP-GF) said it continue its meeting tomorrow with others stakeholders as part of efforts to resolve the crisis rocking the party.

The meeting was called following the resignation of seven national deputy of the party, who accused PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, of incompetence handling the party’s affairs.

The resigned are also demanding the resignation of Secondus as the party chairman.

The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal on Monday disclosed this while briefing newsmen after the meeting of the governors held for about seven hours Abuja.

Tambuwal said the governors were at resolving the crisis.

discussed extensively on of the moment concerning our party and have collectively resolved to continue to work together unity.

“This meeting is continued tomorrow with other stakeholders. Very soon Nigerians and indeed, all of you will hear our solution but are working towards resolving all issues, as a family.

“By the grace of God are going to achieve that,” Tambuwal said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the meeting which was held at Akwa-lbom Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja, started at 11 am and closed at 5 p.m.

Secondus, who briefly attended the meeting an interview with newsmen confirmed he was not resigning his position as PDP chairman.

Governors attendance were: Oluseyi Makinde State, Chairman of the forum and Governor of Sokoto State Aminu Tambuwal, his Delta and Edo state counterparts, Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Godwin Obaseki of Edo states.

Others are: Samuel Ortom of Benue, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Adamu Fintiri of Adamawa, Bala Mohammed Bauchi, Udoh Emmanuel of Akwa-lbom, Douye Diri of Bayelsa.

NAN reports the party’s board of trustees on Friday met and resolved to set up a committee comprising of different stakeholders including the governors forum.(NAN)