The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), affirmed Deputy National Chairman (South), Yemi Akinwonmi, as the acting national chairman of the party.
The National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan made the disclosure to journalists shortly after the National Working Committee closed door meeting in Abuja on Thursday.
He said Mr. Akinwonmi replaces Uche Secondus, who was on Monday ordered by a Rivers State High Court not to parade himself as PDP National Chairman.
Ologbodiyan also confirmed the reschedule of the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) for Saturday.
“Elder Yemi Akinwonmi was unanimously affirmed as Acting National Chairman.
“We will be holding our caucus and another NWC meeting tomorrow preparatory to holding our National Executive Council meeting at 12 ‘O’clock on Saturday,” Ologbondiyan said.