JUST IN: Secondus’ ward suspends him, as PDP’s crisis lingers
Ward 5 of the in Ikuru town, Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, home of the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has suspended him, ElombahNews has been informed.
The PDP Ward Chairman, Mr. George Christopher, announced this at the party’s extraordinary meeting at the party’s Secretariat at Ikuru town on Wednesday.
The latest suspension adds to the many challenges Prince Secondus faces as he strives to maintain his grip as the number one man of the party.
Secondus a prominent politician from Andoni in Rivers State, a former Chairman of the PDP in Rivers and a former National Organising Secretary of the party is receiving both the Okwesili Eze Nwodo and Adams Oshiomhole’s treatment.
Mr. Christopher said eleven executive members out of the 17 endorsed Secondus suspension from the party.
He said: “The Ward executive of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ward 5, Ikuru town, and the leaders met on the 31st of August, 2021 issues that affect the party.
“Suspension of Prince Uche Secondus was done by the Ward executive after a duly constituted Ward meeting called by the Secretary on the instructions of the Chairman, according to the Constitution of our great party.”
Additionally, a former chairman of Andoni LGA and chairman, Disciplinary Committee in the Ward, Benson Alpheous, noted that Secondus was suspended for disobeying the party’s decision for him to step down as national chairman.
“Until further notice, our brother, Prince Uche Secondus remains suspended. I want to thank you for coming and again, reaffirm the suspension of Uche Secundus.
“For now, until you hear from us again, Prince Uche Secondus remain suspended,” he added.