PDP holds emergency caucus meeting over Tukur

Bamanga Tukur

The meeting was ongoing at 10:00 p.m

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is holding an emergency caucus meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The meeting was ongoing at about 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday night and started several minutes before then.

PREMIUM TIMES learnt that the embattled PDP National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur, will try to convince party leaders at the meeting of the need to retain his position.

Those in attendance at the meeting include Vice President Namadi Sambo; Senate President David Mark; Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu;  Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal; Deputy Speaker Emeka Ihedioha; and House Leader,  Mulikat Akande.

Also in attendance are Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba; Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio; Kaduna State Governor, Ibrahim Shema; and Chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees, Tony Anenih.

A former PDP National Chairman, Ahmadu Ali; Deputy National Chairman, Uche Secondus; National Women Leader, Kema Chikwe;  former Deputy Chairman, Bode George; Secretary of the  Board of Trustees, Walid Jubril; Minister of Transport, Idris Umar; Minister of Justice, Bello Adoke; and Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke also attended the meeting.

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