Aminu Yakudima, a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Birthday celebration (PDP) from the north, says the celebration will have to punish those that labored towards its hobby in Bayelsa state.
Recall that the flagbearer of the opposition, David Lyon emerged winner within the election with 352,552 votes to defeat Douye Diri, candidate of the ruling PDP, who polled 143,172 votes.
David Lyon’s victory implies that the APC has damaged the 20-year reign of the PDP within the state.
In keeping with Yakudima, “Some other people labored towards the hobby of the PDP, subsequently, the nationwide management will have to examine and self-discipline them to function a deterrent to others,”
“The ones discovered in charge will have to be suspended or sanctioned in step with the provisions of the PDP charter. Through and big, there was once this factor of continual thuggery but additionally, there was once an issue throughout the PDP.”
Day by day Accept as true with had reported that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan is a kind of who is also suspended for the PDP’s failure within the state as a result of probably the most celebration’s leaders imagine that his indifference gave the APC a very easy journey to energy.
Recall that Ogbia native executive, the place Jonathan hails from, with over 40,000 votes heightened suspicion at the function of the previous president within the PDP’s defeat.
The previous president’s webhosting of 2 APC governors in Otuoke; the seek advice from by way of Lyon and different APC leaders within the state; his non-support for the PDP candidate all the way through the principle election; his non-attendance of the PDP grand rally; his seek advice from to Buhari on the presidential villa, and the prayers made by way of his mom in help of Lyon have fuelled the speculations.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP nationwide exposure secretary, stated the celebration’s nationwide operating committee will examine why the celebration misplaced in Bayelsa and Kogi.
“The Nationwide Running Committee (NWC) will meet quickly to behavior a autopsy at the elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states,” he stated.
Sam Nkire, a former member of the PDP board of trustees (BoT), blamed the celebration’s loss on Seriake Dickson, governor of the state.
“I blame it on greed at the a part of Governor Dickson and I feel it will have to be a lesson to different governors and god-fathers,” he stated.
“The governor singlehandedly selected an unpopular candidate to come back from the Senate to grow to be governor whilst he is going to the Senate himself, and it was once towards the want of the folk.
“He will have to have learnt from different god-fathers who kissed the mud not too long ago. I haven’t any cry for him.”
Yakudima says If Jonathan is located in charge of enticing in any type of anti-party task, he’s prone to any or a mixture of consequences akin to reprimand, censure, wonderful, suspension with a wonderful, debarment from preserving any celebration administrative center, elimination from administrative center, or expulsion from the celebration, as supplied in phase 59 of the PDP Charter 2017