Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday acquired in his Abeokuta, Ogun State’s residence, the embattled Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus.
It was learnt that Secondus got here to Obasanjo’s residence for a personal assembly as elements of frantic efforts to resolve the disaster within the celebration, notably forward of the essential 2023 normal elections.
Secondus arrived at Obasanjo’s Penthouse residence on the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, alongside his entourage at 12: 19pm.
He went straight into the assembly with the previous President.
The PDP Chairman’s go to is just not unconnected with the inner wrangling inside the ranks of PDP.
Secondus is battling to maintain his seat following the disaster rocking Nigeria’s high opposition celebration.
A crack had emerged within the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) two weeks in the past, after the resignation of some officers and requires Secondus’ resignation by some NWC members.
The leaders of the PDP comprising of governors, Board of Trustees (BoT), National Assembly caucus, nonetheless, intervened final week Tuesday.
After a decision of the disaster, the PDP leaders agreed that the celebration’s nationwide conference ought to maintain in October to elect a brand new management.
But Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, the place Secondus hails from, has insisted on a change of management within the opposition celebration.
Although Wike was instrumental to Secondus’ emergence, the duo fell out because of energy tussle.
Although Obasanjo has introduced his withdrawal from partisan politics, he has an enormous affect within the PDP. Obasanjo received two presidential elections below the PDP.