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Lamido Tried To Interfere In Our Internal Affairs – Jigawa APC

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FAROUK ALIYUCoordinator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in Jigawa State, Farouk Adamu Aliyu, has described Governor Sule Lamido as a failed presidential aspirant, who is apparently envious of Muhammadu Buhari’s public record and achievements.

Aliyu, who was reacting to the recent attack on Buhari by Lamido, accused the governor of trying to influence decisions within the APC, including that of the candidate for Jigawa Central Senatorial seat, but failed because members of the party remained united.

Lamido had at the weekend accused the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and APC, President Goodluck Jonathan and Buhari respectively, of heating the polity, saying that if anybody dies during the 2015 elections, both candidates should be prosecuted at The Hague.

But Aliyu said: “I am aware that Lamido attacked Buhari and my person over the weekend and at their earlier stakeholders’ meeting. The truth is that Lamido is an angry person. He is a failed presidential aspirant who wanted to be PDP presidential candidate but chickened out because of EFCC.

“I can understand his anger with Buhari, but let me remind him that in all circumstances, Buhari’s pedigree is not comparable to Lamido. I am surprised that Lamido has refused to campaign for Jonathan who he went and endorsed in Abuja. To me that’s hypocrisy”.

Aliyu alleged that Lamido called him “to say that we should not allow Hon Nakudu to get the APC ticket for Jigawa Central Senatorial district, and we did the exact opposite by giving the ticket to Nakudu”.

In his reaction, the governor’s Special Adviser on Youth and Students Affairs, Umar Danjani Hadejia, said Lamido never told anybody that he wanted to contest for PDP’s presidential ticket in the first place, hence, the issue of a failed presidential aspirant does not arise.

“It is laughable to describe Lamido as a failed presidential aspirant. We and other well-meaning Nigerians are the ones that mounted campaign for Lamido to stand for presidential election come 2015. Even Buhari recognised the quality of leadership displayed by Lamido in Jigawa.

“Faruk himself bought form to contest for the 2015 APC governorship primaries in Jigawa and later failed to do so. Does that qualify him too as a failed aspirant? Lamido has transformed Jigawa, whether anybody likes it or not and he will remain a reference point in the state and beyond”, he said.

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Injustice Made Me To Dump PDP For APC – Senator Abbo

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Injustice Made Me To Dump PDP For APC – Senator Abbo

Elisha Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo has stated that injustice in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made him leave the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He stated this on Thursday shortly after he was presented with the party flag by the Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.

Senator Aboo said he has found justice, development, and purposeful leadership in the ruling party.

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“In the first place, the reason, why everybody should join politics, is to serve the people. The essence of government is to shield the poor masses and ensure justice,” he said.

“My main mission of joining the APC is because I have seen justice, I have seen development and I have seen the desire for the leadership at the highest peak to sacrifice their personal comfort just to make the poor people feel good. So I am in the APC to deliver, I am into the APC to help the people.”

The lawmaker promised to work to make sure the APC takes back Adamawa State from the PDP in 2023.

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NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians – Nyesom Wike

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NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians - Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has expressed that he has never seen a more corrupt institution than the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

He made this remark while speaking as a guest on Channels TV Sunrise Daily on Thursday morning.

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Governor Wike went on to describe the Commission as a cash cow for politicians, stating that this has been the practice for a very long time.

The Governor also stated during the interview that South-South Governors have challenged NDDC against carrying out projects without consulting the state government.

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BREAKING: Senator Abbo Dumps PDP; Joins APC

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BREAKING: Senator Abbo Dumps PDP; Joins APC

Elisha Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo has defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

Senator Abbo, who represents Adamawa North in the Nigerian Senate announced his defection from the PDP to the APC in a letter addressed to the Senate.

Senator Ahmad Lawan, the President of the Nigerian Senate, read the letter during Wednesday’s plenary session.

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In his letter, Senator Abbo explained that his decision to defect to the APC is because of the mismanagement of the PDP in Adamawa state by Governor Umaru Fintiri.

Senator Abbo who is a first-term lawmaker was elected in 2019 to the Senate on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Meanwhile, the name Senator Elisha Abbo became popular amongst Nigerians last year after he made headlines for slapping an attendant in a sex toy shop for ‘disrespecting’ him.

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