“Ayu Is Going Nowhere”, Atiku’s Camp Replies Wike, Reveals APC’s Alleged Plot to Destabilise PDP

“Ayu Is Going Nowhere”, Atiku’s Camp Replies Wike, Reveals APC’s Alleged Plot to Destabilise PDP

  • The call for the sack of the national chairman of the PDP has further divided the members of the opposition party, a few months before the 2023 election
  • Governor Nyesom Wike's camp is calling for the sack of Dr Iyorchia Ayu and even noted it is one of the factors that would quench the burning fire in the party
  • In a recent reaction, Atiku Abubakar's camp maintained that the move by Wike's men against Ayu is dead on arrival

The camp of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, September 5, declared that moves to force the PDP national chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, to resign before the 2023 presidential election is dead on arrival.

The spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Senator Dino Melaye, disclosed this to Leadership newspaper via its Podcast studio.

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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, 2023 election, Dino Melaye, APC, Governor Nyesom Wike
As the PDP crisis deepens, Atiku’s camp insists, that Ayu is going nowhere. Photo credit: PDP Governors In Action
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Melaye added that those clamouring for Ayu’s sack are from the All Progressives Congress (APC), stressing that their plan is to cause a constitutional crisis in the PDP.

While he downplayed the crisis in the party which has stalled the composition of its presidential campaign council, he said Ayu will not be chairman by the time Atiku emerges as president-elect.

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2023: PDP will lose presidential election, Wike vows as he declares war on Ayu

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nyeson Wike, the governor of Rivers state, has said that the national chairman of the PDP, Iyorchia Ayu, would make the party lose in 2023 because of his arrogance.

While reacting to a statement credited to Ayu that those calling for his resignation are children, Wike reminded Ayu that those children actually brought him from the gutter.

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The governor maintained that Ayu valued the chairmanship position more than winning the 2023 general election.

2023 elections: INEC gives dates to publish final lists of candidates

Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the final list of presidential and senatorial candidates will be released on Tuesday, September 20.

INEC on Thursday, September 1, also disclosed that the list of candidates for governorship and House of Assembly elections will be published on Tuesday, October 4.

The commission's national chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who spoke at an event on Thursday, September 1, held in Abuja said the plan to publish the lists is in line with section 32(1) of the Electoral Act 2022.

Source: Legit.ng

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