- The ruling party's stakeholders in Adamawa state have vowed to tackle the electioneering process of Atiku Abubakar come 2023
- The APC leaders after an engagement meeting vowed to frustrate the efforts of the PDP presidential hopeful
- They however maintained that the APC gubernatorial candidate in the state would give Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, Atiku's ally, a tough time
Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa state have vowed to deal with the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar in 2023.
The APC stakeholders under the umbrella of the All Local Government Association of Nigeria (ALGON) during a meeting with the party leader, Mallam Jamilu Yusuf, disclosed they would work tirelessly to make sure the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) loses in the state, This Day reports.
According to the chieftains, their support for the party will push Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate, to lose in Adamawa state despite his status as an indigene of the state.
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Their plans for Atiku's ally, Governor Fintiri
They equally reiterated that the APC gubernatorial candidate, Senator Aishatu Ahmed Dahiru Binani, would give the incumbent Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, a sleepless night.
The party men vowed to remain committed as the foot soldiers to win the election.
The chairman of the group speaks
The ALGON chairman, who is also party chairman of Girei LGA, Abubakar Audu, expressed worries that the last primaries were much beneficial to delegates who can hardly influence a single vote at the detriment of their commitment as the party’s foot soldiers were being relegated to the backdrop.
2023: Ayu in trouble as Wike's camp finally gives tough condition to back Atiku
While the rift between Governor Nyesom Wike and Atiku Abubakar is getting wider, and the 2023 presidential election is nearer, a tough condition has been given to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s candidate before he can get massive support.
The condition is that Iyorchia Ayu must quit as the party's national chairman, and this is coming from the camp of the Rivers governor.
It was reported that Wike's strategists are insisting that Atiku should honour an alleged initial promise that once the PDP presidential candidate emerges from the north, a southerner will take over as the party's national boss.
Did PDP suspend Iyorchia Ayu as national chairman? Media aide clears air
Senator Iyorchia Ayu is still the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his aide Simon Imobo-Tswam had said.
Imobo-Tswam stated this following the speculations that Ayu was suspended over allegations of misappropriation.
The senior adviser said his principal, Ayu, only took “a well-deserved“ two-week leave on June 12, adding that he will resume duties on July 6.