UPDATE: PDP Takes Protest To United States, United Kingdom Embassies, Supports President Buhari’s Resignation Calls


The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party on Friday 31st January, 2020 in Abuja stormed the embassies of the United States and United Kingdom respectively to protest the Supreme Court judgment, which aw to the removal of Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo State.

The team which was led by the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, alongside members of the National Working Committee.

Among the protesters are former Senate President, Adolphus Wabara, former Imo State governor, Achike Udenwa, and Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe among others.

The aim of the protests was to ask the international community to prevail on the Supreme Court to reverse the judgment.

Secondus asked the United State and United Kingdom to prevail on the Nigerian Government to obey rule of law and not to truncate the nation’s democracy.

The party also said that it was in support of calls by Abaribe and other Nigerians for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over the rising spate of insecurity in the country at large.

Secondus said, “On behalf of the PDP and the masses, we call on the international community to come to the assistance of our dear country.

The content of our letter is for international community to advise our government to obey the rule of law particularly as it relates to National Assembly and judiciary. 

Secondus noted that President Buhari was overwhelmed with the security challenges in the country. 

The climax court had on 14th January, 2020 declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the duly elected governor of the state, thereby bringing Ihedioha’s reign to an abrupt end.


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