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Obasanjo, Secondus in closed-doors meeting in Ogun


Secondus meets Obasanjo amidst PDP crisis

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, are currently meeting behind closed doors in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

The PUNCH reports that Secondus arrived at Obasanjo’s Penthouse residence at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, alongside his entourage at 12:19pm.

Secondus’ visit may be connected to Obasanjo comes amidst the ongoing internal wranglings within the ranks of the party.

Recall that the PDP Chairman has been under fire as factions with the country’s major opposition party are demanding his resignation.

A crack had emerged in the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) two weeks ago, after the resignation of some officials and calls for Secondus’ resignation by some NWC members.

Leaders of the PDP comprising governors, Board of Trustees, National Assembly caucus, however, intervened last week Tuesday to save the opposition party.

After a resolution of the crisis, the PDP leaders agreed that the party’s national convention should hold in October to elect new leadership.