In a dramatic twist to the ongoing crisis rocking the peoples democratic party, pdp the acting national chairman of the party, yemi akinwonmi is presiding over the ongoing meeting of the party caucus.
The meeting currently holding at the pdp national secretariat in abuja revealed that the national chairman, uche secondus, who is acting on an order issued by a kebbi state high court sitting on august 26 was in the meeting.
Speaking before the commencement of the meeting, akinwonmi pleaded with the chairman of the pdp board of trustees, senator walid jibrin to let them first discuss the differences between them before the meeting starts as the letter given to the acting pdp chairman to preside the meeting was as well given to senator jibrin.
Reacting, the senator noted that at the meeting held on august 26, several decisions were taken, urging akinwonmi to set aside all personal interests to make the party great.
Lagos state emergency management agency, lasema, has raised alarm in a bid to avert another fire outbreak in the ikotun area of the state following pipeline leakages.
Lasema director-general, dr. Olufemi oke-osanyintolu who raised the alarm while speaking with newsmen, confirmed that a very large volume of pms was gushing out of the nnpc pipeline in omoboriowo street, pipeline bus stop igando-ikotun road, lagos state, advising the residents to be cautious of any form of open flame and burning in order to avoid any form of explosion in the area.
Oke-osanyintolu further revealed that the heavy flow of pms was caused by suspected pipeline vandalism and bunkering in the early hours of august 27 but said presently, there is no loss of life and property and that serious sensitization, public education and awareness are ongoing in the entire community.
A yet-to-be identified helicopter has reportedly shot at a local passenger boat travelling from port harcourt to bonny local government area in rivers state.
An eye witness at the bonny-nembe waterside where the boat took off from in port harcourt, told newsmen that some occupants were severely injured and rushed to the hospital, explaining that the boat conveyed passengers and foodstuff.
The source further explained that an unknown helicopter came behind the wooden boat, went very low and started shooting at the local boat.