PDP Crisis: “Arrogance, impunity, mischief, will not really help matters", G5 Leader Blasts Atiku, Ayu

PDP Crisis: “Arrogance, impunity, mischief, will not really help matters", G5 Leader Blasts Atiku, Ayu

  • Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has blasted the national chairman of the PDP and its presidential candidate, Iyorchia Ayu and Atiku Abubakar
  • Ortom alleged that the leadership of the PDP failed to be proactive and humble in addressing the crisis rocking the PDP at the national level
  • The governor stressed that the leadership of the largest opposition party should be held responsible should the reconciliation move not work

Makurdi, Benue - Samuel Ortom, the governor of Benue state, has blasted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for lack of sincerity in reconciling with the aggrieved governor.

The governor also said that Iyorchia Ayu, the PDP national chairman and Atiku Abubakar, the party's presidential candidate, should be held responsible if the reconciliation failed, The Punch reported.

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Ortom faults national working committee on internal crisis Photo Credit: Samuel Ortom, Atiku Abubakar
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Ayu alleged that the PDP leadership failed to put the right measure in place in addressing the demands of the G5 governors, also known as the integrity group.

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Ortom made this known while speaking with journalists in an interview on Thursday, January 19.

Legit.ng earlier reported that the G5 governors include Ortom, Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state.

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Ortom is the chairman of the leader of group while Wike is the chairman.

The governor said:

“Arrogance, impunity, mischief, will not really help matters. One will expect that humility, it is said that you stoop down to conquer even if you want to make it.”

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Ortom stressed that the crisis rocking the opposition would not have gotten to this stage if the PDP leaders have been proactive and humble in their approach.

PDP Crisis: Atiku on his own as Makinde snubs presidential hopeful in Ibadan, see photos

Legit.ng earlier reported that the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has snubbed Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate, as he was absent to receive the ex-VP in his state.

Atiku was in the PDP state to continue his presidential campaign rally ahead of the 2023 election.

Makinde is one of the G5 governors or Integrity Group calling for the resignation of Iyorchia Ayu, the PDP national chairman, over the demand for a southern leadership role in the PDP leadership structure.

Source: Legit.ng

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