A former Special Assistant to Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Umar Ardo, has required the cancellation of the aftereffects of last Saturday ward congresses in Adamawa State. He blamed Atiku for capturing the gathering in the state.
Atiku, who moved from PDP, surrendered to the All Progressives Congress before the 2015 general elections.
Ardo talked with columnists on Tuesday in the wake of presenting a request off to the Adamawa State PDP Congress Appeal Panel at the gathering’s national base camp in Abuja.
He stated, “No decision occurred in Toungo, Ganye Mayo Belwa, Demsa, Numan, Shelleng, Yola North, Yola South, Mubi South, Michika and Madagali nearby government regions. “The Caretaker Committee individuals speaking to these LGAs basically sat in their rooms and drew up their rundown and presented their names as chose official individuals and they were conceded.
“It’s an open mystery that the individuals from the board schemed and essentially sat down and circulated the gathering workplaces among themselves.”
On the particular parts played by Atiku in the congresses, Ardo said the previous Vice-President “was included specifically. He called me to state that I should ensure certain people get these positions. I oppose this idea. He has seized the PDP in the state.”
He watched that Atiku’s arrival to the PDP had its hindrances, saying, “There are likewise three detriments. We learnt that Atiku is returning to the gathering with a desire; an aspiration to challenge for the Presidency.
“Since will be a wellspring of contention on the grounds that there are others in the gathering who are additionally intrigued and they are nursing this desire. There will be strife among party individuals.
“Furthermore, the profound pocket that Atiku has won’t just serve that desire; it will likewise extend the contention. The third detriment is that those infantry will likewise serve the aspiration and in the process extend the contention.”
In any case, in his response, Atiku demanded that he had no hands in the issues of the PDP in his state, including that he had left the PDP.
The previous VP talked through his media associate, Mr. Paul Ibe.
“It is absurd to blame a man who isn’t an individual from a gathering of hosting seized the get-together structure. Whoever is making this charge needs to search somewhere else for their failings,” Ibe said.