Tuesday, December 3, 2013

PDP crisis: Jonathan bows to pressure, to ‘sacrifice’ Tukur

FRESH facts have emerged from Sunday meeting President Goodluck
Jonathan, Vice President Namadi Sambo and governors elected on the
platform of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP held that the National
chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur will be dropped in March
next year during the mid term convention.
Vanguard gathered that the governors since the election of Tukur along
side other members of the National Working Committee, NWC have been
calling for the sack of Bamanga Tukur against the backdrop that his
manner of administration never rallied with the governors, just as the
governors were said have again demanded for his removal.
At the Sunday night meeting, a source told Vanguard that the PDP
governors loyal to President Goodluck Jonathan frowned at the attitude
of the national chairman of the party which they noted has inflamed
negative passion rather than calm frayed nerves as well as overheated
the polity.
It was also gathered that a former deputy national chairman of the
party and now a governor of Katsina State from North West, Ibrahim
Shema; Isa Yuguda of Bauchi; Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa; Emmanuel
Uduaghan of Delta; Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom; Liyel Imoke of Cross
River and Jonah Jang of plateau state who were at the meeting, were
said to have told the President and Vice President Sambo that the move
to ask Tukur to go at the special convention next year was the only
panacea to lingering political quagmire in PDP. Gabriel Suswan of
Benue state was absent as he was said to be out of the country.
More details soon

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