Olagunsoye Oyinlola filed a case against the party.
There will be no election for the position of National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at Saturday’s Special National Convention, the party has said. This is due to a court case instituted by a former occupant of the position, Olagunsoye Oyinlola.
The party has also resolved to return the money paid by three aspirants for the position: Tunde Adeniran, Ebenezer Babatope, and Dapo Sarumi. Each of the aspirants paid N500, 000.
The Chairman of the Convention Committee, Jerry Gana, announced the PDPs decision at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday.
“For the avoidance of doubt, election into the office of the National Secretary has been deferred until the final determination of a subsisting court case on the matter.
“As soon as the case is concluded, appropriate decisions will be taken in accordance with the directives,” he said
Mr. Gana also said that President Goodluck Jonathan would deliver a special address at the convention.
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