2023: PDP in Another Trouble as Wike, Ayu, Divide National Executive Committee

2023: PDP in Another Trouble as Wike, Ayu, Divide National Executive Committee

  • The PDP has found itself in another disarray as its national executive council is divided over the call for the removal of its national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu
  • Some members of the committee from the south have said that the only solution to the crisis rocking the party
  • Others reported being loyal to Ayu have said the national chairman of the party cannot resign at a time when the PDP is preparing for an election

FCT, Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been thrown into another confusion as its national executive committee (NEC) is divided over the removal of its national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu.

The revelation is coming ahead of the scheduled meeting of the NEC on Thursday, September 8, The Punch reported.

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Wike, Ayu divide PDP national working committee Photo Credit: Governor Nyesom Wike
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Who are the NEC members supporting Ayu's removal?

Some of the NEC members from the south have said the only way out is the removal of Ayu, adding that the chairman is the only reason the party is facing a serious crisis.

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On the other hand, Ayu’s supporters have insisted that the embattled chairman would not step aside at this critical juncture when the party was preparing for an election.

The umbrella party had been in disarray since Atiku Abubakar emerged as the party’s presidential candidate.

Why Wike's camp really want Ayu to be removed as PDP national chairman

Members said to the loyal to the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, had insisted that Ayu should step aside.

They argued that the party’s presidential candidate, its national chairman and board of trustee chairman cannot come from the same region.

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Although the party had set up a committee to resolve the crisis, Wike and his supporters have continued to insist on Ayu’s removal.

On the other hand, Ayu had vowed to stay in office till the end of his tenure, referring to those calling for his removal from office as ‘young boys’ who were not there when they formed the PDP.

BREAKING: Things fall apart as impeached chair says "I remain the chairman of the APC"

Legit.ng earlier reported that the sacked chairman of the Adamawa state chapter of the APC, Ibrahim Bilal, has insisted that he remains the number of the ruling party in the state

The state executive committee (SEC) of the party in the state had removed Bilal on Monday, September 5, after 25 of the 36 excos of the party signed a petition

While describing the sack as rapacious, Bilal stated that only the national working committee of the party has the right to sack him

Source: Legit.ng

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