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PDP Crisis: Secondus, NWC Members Have Agreed Not To Seek Reelection — Dokpesi
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PDP Crisis: Secondus, NWC Members Have Agreed Not To Seek Reelection — Dokpesi

Prince Uche Secondus, National Chairman of the Peoples Democrat­ic Party (PDP), and other members of the National Working Committee (NWC) have voluntarily agreed not to seek reelection in the forthcom­ing national convention of the par­ty scheduled to hold in October, this year. This was exclusively revealed to Daily Independent by Chief Ray­mond Dokpesi, a chieftain of the party and former national chair­manship aspirant, in Abuja at the weekend. There has been controver­sy over the fate of Secondus following the unsuccessful coup spearheaded by his erstwhile benefactor, Gover­nor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, to remove him from office and install a Caretaker Committee. During the stakeholders’ meeting held last week to re­solve the imbroglio, the gov­ernors, party elders and oth­...
Ortom, Wike, Secondus Meet in Makurdi
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Ortom, Wike, Secondus Meet in Makurdi

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, and his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, alongside the national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, met in Makurdi on Monday. Feelers indicated that the meeting which was at the instance of Governor Ortom was to broker peace between Wike and the national chairman, Uche. Recall that the two PDP stalwarts from Rivers State had been at each other’s throats in recent times, especially when Wike was said to have described the national chairman as a liar at a function. But addressing journalists after their meeting, Governor Ortom said that the meeting was geared towards regaining the confidence of Nigerians with a view of winning the 2023 general elections. Ortom said, “This is a family meeting for us to reason together in o...
PDP Demands Buhari’s Resignation Over Insecurity
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PDP Demands Buhari’s Resignation Over Insecurity

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign following the President’s own admission that his administration has failed to secure the nation. In a statement on Saturday, signed by his media adviser, Ike Abonyi, the party chairman said as Commander-In-Chief, the buck stops at the President’s table, adding that he should accept his failure and stop giving excuses. Secondus said rather than the President’s belated lamentations after 67 months in power that he has been unable to perform, he should do the honourable thing by resigning and giving way for fresh ideas and new vitality. The party chair recalled similar call to former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2013, asking Jonathan to vacate and gi...