Just In: President Tinubu Told to Sack Ganduje, APC Reacts

Just In: President Tinubu Told to Sack Ganduje, APC Reacts

  • The APC in Kano state has reiterated its call for the defection of Rabiu Kwankwaso into its camp
  • However, the leader of the youth wing of the party in the state has frowned at the call seeking the sack of APC chairman Abdullahi Ganduje
  • This comes amid Ganduje's failure to deliver the state to the APC during the 2023 governorship election

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Kano state, Kano - The Kano state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted angrily to the call for the sack of Abdullahi Ganduje.

Ganduje, APC, Kwankwaso, NNPP, Kano state
APC youths call on Tinubu to sack Ganduje and accept his rival Kwankwaso back into the party. Photo credit: Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Facebook

The opposition party in the state accused members of the Kwankwasiyya movement of sponsoring APC youths to demand the removal of Ganduje, its national chairman.

Why APC youths wanted Ganduje sacked

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Recall that on Sunday, January 21, the youth groups called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to sack Ganduje for his alleged failure to deliver Kano state to the party in the last governorship election.

The chairman of the group, Sadiq Ali Sango, made the call in Kano, The Guardian reported.

Sango also called on the president to begin the process of winning Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, the leader of the Kwankwasiyya Movement and the flagbearer of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in the 2023 election, to the APC.

Kano APC reacts to call for Ganduje's sack

Reacting to the development, the deputy chairman of APC in the state, Shehu Maigari, disclosed that the 'so-called APC youths are not members of the party.

He noted further that the Kano APC does not have a youth wing calling for the sack of Ganduje, alleging that they (APC leaders) know those sponsoring the said groups, Daily Trust reported.

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He said;

“An English proverb says “no smoke without fire and no action without a cause”.

Recall that Senator Kwankwaso was recently pictured shaking hands with the grand stalwart of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande.

This meeting further sparked speculation that the rumour of Kwankwaso defecting to the ruling party might be true as he is tipped to play a crucial role in the alliance process.

Tinubu orders Ganduje, Kano APC to end feud with Kwankwaso

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that President Tinubu urged Ganduje to mend relations with Senator Kwankwaso and others willing to align with the party.

The plea was made in a meeting with Kano APC stakeholders shortly after the Supreme Court affirmed Abba Yusuf as the Governor of Kano state.

The president encouraged all party stakeholders in the state to engage in constructive dialogue with individuals, groups, or political entities willing to join the party, emphasising the importance of fostering unity, progress, and development within the state.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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