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No Amount Of Threat Will Stop National Convention – PDP Acting Chairman


The Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Yemi Akinwonmi, has stated that no quantity of menace from anybody will trigger the get together to cease its deliberate National Convention on October 30 and 31.

Akinwonmi stated this on Monday in response to a letter by the lawyer to the embattled get together Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus.

“The letter you are referring to, I’ve not seen it, but I can answer your question without seeing the letter, he said, adding: “the convention is a property of the PDP. We have been planning for it and we have almost gotten to the peak of it now.

“No individual can stop it. We will resist it; it will be resisted by the PDP as a body so, no amount of threat can make us make a u-turn,” Akinwonmi stated.

Read Also: Appeal Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Secondus’ Suspension From PDP

The letter said partly that: “pending the determination of the appeal filed by Prince Uche Secondus, (seeking to restrain the holding of its national convention), the PDP would be embarking upon a collision cause with the court if it proceeds to hold the convention before the hearing and determination of the application”.

Akinwonmi had been appointed because the appearing National Chairman of the get together in September since a courtroom order restrained Uche Secondus from the position over allegations of poor management.

However, a Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt on Tuesday (October 26) dismissed an software difficult the suspension of Mr Secondus.

A panel of three justices led by Justice Haruna Tsammani struck out the swimsuit throughout its sitting within the Rivers State capital.

The PDP had filed the appliance on the appellate courtroom to check the validity of Secondus’ suspension from the get together.

But throughout proceedings, the brand new counsel to the get together, Sunday Ameh, informed the courtroom that upon going by the processes, he didn’t discover the necessity to proceed with the appliance.

Meanwhile, the courtroom has adjourned the argument on the appliance searching for to cease the PDP from conducting its National Convention this weekend.

The argument on the appliance was adjourned until 12:00 pm on Thursday following an software for joinder by events.

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