The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has affirmed Deputy National Chairman (South), Yemi Akinwonmi, as the acting national chairman of the party.
Spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan has confirmed that the National Working Committee meeting in Abuja on Thursday gave the seal of approval.
Mr Akinwonmi replaces the national chairman, Uche Secondus, who was on Monday ordered by a Rivers State High Court not to parade himself as the national chairman of the PDP.
Ologbondiyan also said the party’s National Executive Council meeting will hold on 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,” Mr Ologbondiyan told journalists.