Stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Plateau chapter under the aegis of Plateau Project Two have promised to fight and stop the questionable processes culminating in the various primary elections of the party.
The Plateau Project Two revealed during a meeting held at Rayfield, Jos, and attended by most of the aspirants for various elective offices on the party’s platform, including eighteen gubernatorial aspirants, that delegates election of the party did not take place, beside imposition and undemocratic processes, a skewed process that saw governor Simon Bako Lalong imposing a gubernatorial candidate on the party.
The group also insisted that “all court cases in respect of the same complaints shall also be pursued and concluded.”
For continued action and to stay focused, the PPT set up a “committee of elders and representatives of all the aspirants to closely monitor the political situation and make recommendations to the Plateau Project Two Council”, as the meeting which ended unanimously endorsed by members, also elected Barrister Oumar Shittien as its Chairman.
I Am Not Leaving PDP – Nyesom Wike
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has stated that he has no plans to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) due to the crisis rocking the party.
Wike made this known to journalists on Friday at the Port Harcourt International Airport in the Rivers State capital, shortly after he returned from Spain.
The governor said he decided to keep quiet concerning the situation in the PDP because he has so much love for the opposition party.
Wike, however, stated that is time to let Nigerians know the truth about the crisis rocking the party.
He said: “I have decided to be quiet because PDP is a party I love so much.
“I have moved on to conclude my social contract with the people of Rivers. However, it is time to let Nigerians know the truth.
“I am not a slave and will not be a slave. I am freeborn of the country.”