Trouble Hits Kwara APC as Whole Faction Dumps Ruling Party

Trouble Hits Kwara APC as Whole Faction Dumps Ruling Party

  • The leadership crisis of the All progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state has led to the defection of a whole faction to the YPP
  • Chieftains of the Alh Yakub Gobir-led faction on Wednesday, August 10, denounced their membership of the ruling party
  • Mallam Abdulrahman, the spokesman of the faction, accused the APC in the state of unfairness in the handling of issues

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The deepening crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state is being allowed to linger at a very costly price.

Sources claim that the Alh Yakub Gobir-led faction has joined the camp of the Young Progressives Party. (YPP), Vanguard reports.

APC caretaker boss, Buni, Buhari and Governor Akeredolu
The aggrieved faction accused the APC of unfairness during the ward congresses (Photo: All Progressives Congress)
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The spokesman of the aggrieved faction, Mallam Abdulrahman, listed a lot of misgivings like unfairness during the recent ward congresses, prolonged internal crisis, and some undemocratic handling of party affairs as some factors that triggered the decision.

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Abdulrahman also mentioned the "inability of the Kwara state APC to demonstrate fairness, equity and provision and a level playing field for every member of the party" as another reason members of the faction defected.

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Receiving the defectors, the chairman of YPP, Charles Olufemi Afolayan, expressed joy over their interest in the party.

Afolayan added that together they will "put an end to recycling of incompetent people in power through our party’s agenda...and enthrone service-oriented patriots for national development. If we can Fix Politics; we can fix Nigeria.”

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Meanwhile, Sulaiman Adamu, the council chairman of APC Yola South LGA, had been suspended. The decision was made by the State Working Committee (SWC) which set up a disciplinary panel to investigate Adamu's utterances and allegations of misconduct on his part.

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Adamu's immediate suspension was contained in a statement signed by Mohammed Abdullahi, the state caretaker publicity secretary.

In the said clip, the suspended chairman was reportedly heard saying that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo would have been a better president if Buhari had died.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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