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|8 PDP Governors Float New Party by lekanolas: 6:16am On Aug 26, 2013|
* Aliyu, Wamakko, Nyako, Kwankwaso, Amaechi, others involved
* PDM, Anenih disagree over party status
The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is far from being over as eight governors elected on the party’s platform are set to dump the party for a new political party to be known as the Voice of the People, VOP.
The new political organisation is already awaiting registration by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
It was learnt that the arrowheads of the new party are Governors Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto), Aliyu Babangida (Niger) and Sule Lamido (Jigawa).
The factional chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF, Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State are said to be part of those floating the new party.
The identity of the eighth PDP governor is still being shielded.
The source added that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, is also being speculated to be part of the plot.
The PDP currently has 23 governors in its fold.
“We have filed our papers with INEC and we are only awaiting the registration as a political party. I can tell you that we will soon pull out of the PDP, which has made life unbearable for our leaders,” a source familiar with the registration process told National Mirror.
The Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr. Kayode Idowu, told National Mirror that there is nothing strange in an application for registration as a political party before the commission.
He noted that INEC receives applications for party registration on weekly basis. He, however, said he had no information about the VOP and those behind it.
|Re: 8 PDP Governors Float New Party by omiobo: 6:20am On Aug 26, 2013|
From the look of things,2015 maybe the end of Nigeria.
|Re: 8 PDP Governors Float New Party by Nobody: 6:52am On Aug 26, 2013|
Fallacious speculations, all these re gimmicks imploreddd by media houses 4 better sales... I can't believe any of dis trash until I cee it happen
|Re: 8 PDP Governors Float New Party by Tuntheycr7: 7:18am On Aug 26, 2013|
Voice of which People kwanu?
|Re: 8 PDP Governors Float New Party by GenWOJUOLA(m): 7:21am On Aug 26, 2013|
I read this on vanguard also, but it spell out doom for them.... They for just join APC, but they gave Buhari and Elrufai as excuses..... Well i pity PDP if this guys pull awt
|Re: 8 PDP Governors Float New Party by texaco1: 7:32am On Aug 26, 2013|
Fake old news that came out almost 4 weeks ago,you guys are still on it ,na wah oo
|Re: 8 PDP Governors Float New Party by WildChild00(m): 7:46am On Aug 26, 2013|
This should be a consign to the PDP; especially the Gov. from the south south region, joining the opposition.
|Re: 8 PDP Governors Float New Party by Oildichotomy(m): 8:29am On Aug 26, 2013|
texaco1: Fake old news that came out almost 4 weeks ago,you guys are still on it ,na wah ooAbout five National dailies have reported the news... Nothing fake about it
The Voice of the People is the Voice of God.
Wondering which of the gods.....!
|Re: 8 PDP Governors Float New Party by Caleboha(m): 8:52am On Aug 26, 2013|
Staged conflicts playing out in amazing fashion, fooling the gullible! These walls of division will fall once the pawns have been dully sacrificed and the opposition left prone to an inevitable checkmate. APC would have a hard time fighting these veterans wielding the sceptre of incumbency. The aura of formidability APC once had has been thoroughly undermined by the duo of PDM and VOP.
|Re: 8 PDP Governors Float New Party by ckkris: 9:37am On Aug 26, 2013|
PDP = Party for all Nigerians.
APC = Party for Boko Haram
VOP= Party for Hausa/fulani
APGA= Party for Igbo people
PDP, Pres Jonathan still wins
|Re: 8 PDP Governors Float New Party by Olaolufred(m): 9:44am On Aug 26, 2013|
Tuntheycr7: Voice of which People kwanu?
THOSE WHO BELIEVE IN THEIR LEADERSHIP.
OR MUST EVERYBODY BE FOR JONA?
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