In spite of the troubleshooting efforts of President Goodluck Jonathan and former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the faction of the Peoples Democratic Party led by Alhaji Abubakar Baraje has said it will not abandon its mission to salvage the PDP.
To prove its seriousness, the faction known as the New PDP, has gone to a Lagos High Court in Ikeja, seeking to stop officials of the National Working Committee of the Bamanga Tukur-led faction from parading themselves as members of the National Executive Committee of the party.
Besides the suit which was heard on Monday by Justice Ganiyu Safari, and adjourned till Monday, September 9, the New PDP will on Tuesday (today) open a parallel secretariat at the Maitama District of Abuja.
In the suit, the plaintiffs – Baraje, Dr. Sam Jaja, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and the PDP – asked the court to restrain Tukur, Prince Uche Secondus, Mrs. Kema Chikwe…
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