- The apparent crack in the relationship between some APC chieftains in Zamfara state has grown bigger following the state congress
- Senator Kabir Marafa accused the national leadership of the party of being responsible for the parallel ward congresses that took place
- The chieftain of the ruling APC in Zamfara state described the congresses that were held at short notice in Zamfara as an exercise in futility
It was gathered that parallel congresses took place in Zamfara, one by a faction loyal to Governor Bello Matawalle while Marafa’s faction conducted another one.
The Zamfara APC chieftain speaking at a press conference in Abuja on Sunday, November 14, questioned how the APC gave the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) a 24-hour notice before conducting congresses.
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“This confirms to us that the Mai Mala-led APC, as it is today, is on a mission to destroy APC,” he said.
Buni fires back
In another report by The Punch, the Yobe state governor said Marafa was embarking on a political suicide mission.
Buni made this known through his director-general, media and public affairs, Mamman Mohammed.
According to him, the former lawmaker's criticisms are nothing but an empty ranting of an ant.
Fresh crisis rocks Zamfara APC as ex-gov Yari’s camp reportedly splits
Legit.ng previously reported that a fresh crisis has engulfed the Zamfara state chapter of the APC as the camp of the former state governor, Abdulaziz Yari, allegedly split into two over the recent state congress.
Yari's camp had on February this year collapsed with the faction of Marafa, following the intervention of the presidency and the national leadership of the APC, a development that ended the three years crisis in the state chapter of the party.
There was relative peace in the party until the defection of the state governor, Bello Matawalle, in June this year.