Wike, others take anti-Atiku battle to Bauchi governor

Wike, others take anti-Atiku battle to Bauchi governor - nigerian newspapers headlines today

The breaks in the People groups Leftist alliance (PDP) enlarged yesterday as the five oppressed lead representatives started moves to charm Bauchi State Lead representative Bala Mohammed into the counter Atiku powers.

The G5, containing Lead representatives Nyesom Wike (Waterways), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Samuel Ortom (Benue); Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia), and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), is supposed to meet Mohammed today in Bauchi, capital of Bauchi State.

Be that as it may, to hinder the extension of intra-party resistance to him, the official competitor, Atiku Abubakar, held a gathering with the Bauchi lead representative yesterday, soon after getting back to the country from his outing abroad.

Likewise, previous Place of Delegates Speaker Yakubu Dogara and previous Bauchi State Lead representative Adamu Muazu have worked together with Atiku against the Bauchi lead representative.

Mohammed had whined to the public director, Dr. Iyiochia Ayu, that Atiku had sidelined him by declining to visit him after the official essential, in spite of the fact that he visited different hopefuls.

He additionally affirmed that Atiku was baffling his re-appointment bid.

Mohammed, who is the bad habit director of the Atiku Lobby Committee in the Upper east, additionally claimed that Atiku picked crusade organizers from his state without discussion with him.

In his view, Atiku was set on “rebuffing him for challenging the official essential and not venturing down for him”.

Mohammed’s letter of November 3 to the public executive constrained Ayu to lead a designation to Bauchi last Saturday to mollify him.

There were signs yesterday that the five bothered lead representatives have gained by the sidelining of Mohammed by Atiku to charm him to their side.

A source, who talked in certainty with our journalist, said: “Since Atiku is yet to meet harmony terms with Bala and different partners, the G-5 has been mounting strain in him to join their group in the fight against Atiku.

“All the aggarieved five lead representatives are moving to Bauchi on Wednesday to make a statement that they are powerhouses in the party.

“We don’t know whether Bala will acknowledge the proposal to build the group to G-6.”

In his letter to Ayu, the Bauchi lead representative opened up on how he was wounded by Atiku and requested a conciliatory sentiment.

The last option peruses to a limited extent: “There have been undisguised endeavors to disrupt my re-appointment and force on the express, a lead representative from one more party who is prepared to fulfill their narrow minded interests to the drawback of the bigger interest of individuals of the state.

“I wish to express that I am without a doubt shocked by the underserved demeanor of Atiku Abubakar towards me. He realizes that I have consistently viewed him as a senior and I have consistently concurred him all the regard he merits as the focusing light of our North East zone and a chief patriot and legislator. In acknowledgment of this, we fabricated and named one of the main streets in Bauchi after him.

“You would review that in front of the conventional banner off of the official mission, we facilitated a significant meeting for him in Bauchi. Might this at some point have been cleared away just as a result of a genuine step I took which really approved his triumph?

“How could he actually ‘show me a thing or two’, while his destroying me at the essential is sufficiently lowering? How could he permit political sharks to ride on his back to wreck retribution on his more youthful sibling whose sole distraction is the upliftment of individuals of Bauchi?

“While Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his political companions demand that I should be rebuffed for challenging against him during the official essential, oneself acclaimed kingmakers around the Wazirin Adamawa need a pound of tissue from me since I have wouldn’t surrender to their unrestrained disposition for self-absorption which is pregnant with narrow minded and tyrannical propensities.

“It would intrigue you to realize that confronted with this antagonistic circumstances, I griped to both our official competitor and his running mate as well as party elderly folks whose names I would rather not notice here. However, the bad form has heightened under the full concentrations eyes of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who to all expectations and objects, is the head of the gatherings.

“In view of the abovementioned, I wish to make the last following focuses; that our official up-and-comer ought to give a public assertion abandoning maverick components who are neck-somewhere down in the counter party plot of undermining my re-appointment exertion and to counsel individuals from our party to dismiss the shrewd suggestions and manipulative techniques of my detractors.”Short of complete public disavowal of those incognities (sic) inside a sensible time period, combined with express assurance of earnestness of direction and public help of my re-appointment by the official competitor, I might pull out from the PCC and go ahead and think up new measures and systems that would ensure the political race and re-appointment of all PDP competitors in Bauchi and myself.”

Dogara, Mu’azu group up

Dogara and Muazu have combined efforts with Atiku against Mohammed.

The lead representative isn’t happy with the Atiku/Muazu conference.

The source said Mohammed had blamed the previous PDP executive for being a traitorous party man.

He added that the quarrel between Muazu, who heads Atiku’s official mission for North East, and Mohammed dated back to 2007 when he (Muazu) lost Bauchi South senatorial pass to the lead representative.

As per the source, at a PDP council meeting last year, Mohammed freely fought with Muazu prior to stomping out of the gathering.

The source said further that in spite of the fact that Mu’azu has no political significance and can’t be a danger to Mohammed’s re-appointment, the disappointment of Atiku to call him to arrange irritated issues.

“In this way, everything isn’t well. Any semblance of Dogara and Muazu have added fuel to the entire thing. Thus, Atiku could almost certainly uphold one more applicant against Mohammed.”

On Dogara, one more opponent of the Bauchi lead representative, the source said Atiku may probably exploit his position on the All Reformists Congress (APC) Muslim official ticket.

The source said: “Atiku needs Bauchi casts a ballot and could probably depend on Dogara and some others since Mohammed is good and gone”

Thus, an arrangement between Yakubu Dogara and Atiku can’t be precluded at this period when the previous speaker has a score to settle with the lead representative.”

“You know Dogara’s abandonment to the PDP just before the last broad races helped Mohammed to expel the quick past Lead representative Mohammed Abubakar, who challenged the political decision on the foundation of the APC”

“Comparative situation could work out among Dogara and Mohammed who later headed out in different directions before the lead representative celebrated one year in office.”

“The previous speaker had blamed the officeholder lead representative for fumble while claiming that he has wrecked from his electioneering guarantees; a turn of events, he said, constrained him to get back to the APC.”

At the point when reached, the Exposure Secretary of PDP in Bauchi, Yayanuwa Zainabari, who affirmed the turn of events, said the section was joined behind Atiku and Mohammed yet “tragically any semblance of Dogara and Mu’azu are the ones meeting in Abuja to cause estrangement in our party.”

Atiku meets Mohammed

Sources said Atiku met the Bauchi lead representative at his Asokoro, Abuja home.

Despite the fact that subtleties of the gathering were not unveiled, it was accumulated that it was a transition to splash strain emerging from dangers by Mohammed to quit the Atiku lobby.

Emmanuel has not surrendered, says Atiku crusade

The Atiku/Okowa Mission Association denied reports that Akwa Ibom State Lead representative Udom Emmanuel has surrendered as the Executive of the PDP Official Mission Board.

The refusal was contained in a proclamation by a representative for the association, Kola Ologbondiyan.

Ologbondiyan excused the report as “counterfeit news”, saying that Emmanuel didn’t whenever considered abdication.

The assertion said: “Our Mission guarantees Nigerians as well as all favorable to a vote based system and improvement accomplices that such thought isn’t in that frame of mind of the Akwa Ibom State Lead representative, Emmanuel.

“Lead representative Udom Emmanuel, this evening at the banner off of the PDP Governorship Mission which held at the Home of Champions Arena in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, pronounced that the gossip is completely false “from the pit of misery” and that he stays the Executive of the PDP Official Mission Board.

“The arrangement of Lead representative Udom Emmanuel as Executive of the PDP Official Mission Chamber was predicated on his conviction and obligation to the People groups Progressive alliance (PDP), the beliefs of our principal architects as well as his unfaltering trust in our Official Applicant, Atiku Abubakar, as the pioneer that has the expected ability to lead the charge to safeguard and remake our country.

“Lead representative Emmanuel is really driving a fruitful mission that will take our party to triumph and won’t be diverted by the living in fantasy land of the foes of Nigeria.

“The Atiku/Okowa Mission thusly encourages Nigerians to overlook such trickeries and phony news coming from the foes of our country who are burning of creating turmoil in the commonwealth with the end goal of crashing the constituent cycle.

“We alert those behind this mischievous talk to stop from such and realize that they are facing a lost conflict as Nigerians across board are now mobilizing with the PDP and can’t be influenced by counterfeit information”.

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