Welcome, Guest: Register On Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 3,134,983 members, 7,749,488 topics. Date: Tuesday, 27 February 2024 at 08:24 AM

Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members - Politics - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Politics / Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members (48668 Views)

Obaseki Makes U-Turn, Gives Kudos To Oshiomhole For Making Him Governor (Photo) / Reasons APC NEC May Sack Oshiomhole, NWC Members On Thursday / Coalition To Oshiomhole: 'Resign Now Or Be Forced Out You PDP Mole' (2) (3) (4)

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (Reply) (Go Down)

Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by aminulive: 6:20pm On Jun 27, 2020
POLITICSNIGERIA.COM

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has weighed in on the recent crisis that rocked the party, exposing several issues that led to the problem.

Tinubu disclosed that problems had been lingering in the party for months, especially among its leadership. He criticized the now-dissolved national working committee, NWC of the party adding that order, party discipline and mutual respect had disappeared.

Below is a statement signed by his media aide, Tunde Rahman, sent to POLITICS NIGERIA on Saturday evening;

"I wish to begin my remarks by commending members of the National Working Committee. Under their collective stewardship, the party earned great and important victories, not least the vital second mandate handed to President Buhari. President Buhari’s victory and the overall electoral success of APC speak highly of them. Our task as a party is to build upon the progress thus made so that both nation and party may advance to their better future."

"Yet, we must acknowledge that something important has gone off track. For some months we have experienced growing disagreement within the leadership of the party. This unfortunate competition had grown so intense as to impair the performance of the NWC, thus undermining the internal cohesion and discipline vital to success."

"Some people have gone so far as to predict the total disintegration of our party. Most such dire predictions were from critics whose forecasts said more about their ill will than they revealed about our party’s objective condition. Predictions of the APC’s imminent demise are premature and mostly mean-spirited. However, an honest person must admit the party had entered a space where it had no good reason to be."

"The trouble is not that we would forfeit our collective existence but whether we were in danger of losing our collective purpose. In some ways, this possibility is of greater concern. A political party that has lost sight of the reason for its existence becomes but the vehicle of blind and clashing ambitions. This is not what drove the APC’s creation."

"Those who believe Nigeria can be forged into a better nation and deserves good governance must harken back to the establishment of our party. Those who were there and contributed the most to the party’s genesis embraced a common vision. Not only did we believe the venal, purblind PDP was leading the nation into a pit, we sincerely held a common vision of progressive good governance. This was the overriding reason for the APC."

"Those most intimately involved in founding the party remain faithful to this benign, timely assignment. Sadly, many members have lost their balance. Their personal ambition apparently came to greatly outweigh the obvious national imperatives."

"Even in the best of times, Nigeria is beset by myriad challenges. Poverty and economic inequality, insecurity, lack of infrastructure are longstanding obstacles that have blocked our access to national greatness for too long."

"Through no fault of our own, we now live in a moment of heightened difficulty. We did not ask for COVID-19 but it has found us. We must deal with it and navigate its rude economic consequences. At the same time we must grapple with the violent insecurity caused by increasingly desperate terrorists and criminals. People need concrete help from us. We must focus on building roads and creating jobs. For the average man, watching politicians wrestle for position is a poor substitute to seeing politicians working for the benefit of all."

"Yet, such intramural fighting has come to occupy the attention of many high ranking party officials and members."

"The National Working Committee, itself, became riven by unnecessary conflict. Those who disagreed with one another stopped trying to find common ground. Attempts were made to use the power of executive authority to bury each other. I must be blunt here. This is the behaviour of a fight club not the culture of a progressive political party."

"Some members went against their chairman in a bid to forcefully oust him. In hindsight, his fence-mending attempts were perhaps too little too late. I believed and continue to believe that Comrade Oshiomhole tried his best. Mistakes were made and he must own them. Yet, we must remember also that he was an able and enthusiastic campaigner during the 2019 election. He is a man of considerable ability as are the rest of you who constituted the NWC."

"It had been my hope that the disagreements could be resolved. After all, a political solution should not be beyond the ken of leaders of a major political party. But such resolution has failed to materialise. It was as if some unseen but strong force continued to stoke the embers. Instead of calling a prudent ceasefire, too many people sought more destructive weapons against one another."

"Order, party discipline and mutual respect went out of the window. Members instituted all manner of court cases, most of them destructive, some of them frivolous, none of them necessary. In the process, a dense fog fell upon our party."

"When this matter first came to a boil a few months ago, I issued a statement against this litigious tendency. President Buhari and former interim chairman Akande published strong words against this misuse of the courts as being contrary to the spirit of the party and the letter of its constitution. Each of us knew nothing good would come of such conduct. Instead of listening to this counsel, party members increased their trips to the courts. While busy providing ample livelihood for a gaggle of lawyers, these actions cast the good of the party to the wind."

"After the fusillade of lawsuits and countersuits, two NWC members laid competing claims to the chairmanship. One legitimately elected at our national convention; the latter whose claim was based on the questionable suspension of the former."

"With lawsuits so numerous one needed a spreadsheet to keep track, President Buhari has reasonably decided that he has seen enough. I do not lament his intervention or its outcome. I lament that the situation degenerated to the point where he felt compelled to intervene."

He called on NWC members to sheath their swords and come together in order to win the upcoming Edo and Ondo state elections. He also stated that former members of the dissolved NWC can also recontest.

"In this vein, I appeal to all former members of the National Working Committee and all members of our party to sheathe their swords and look to the larger picture."

"We have governorship elections around the corner in Edo and a primary and elections in Ondo. On these important events we must concentrate our immediate energies. In the longer run, we must restore the collegial nature to the party so that it should be in the practice of coming to support the President instead of him having to rescue the party from itself."

"In Edo, we must rally round our candidate Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu. In this, Comrade Oshiomhole has a crucial role to play. I congratulate him for his equanimity and loyalty to the party and our President in accepting the dissolution of the NWC. I encourage him, now, to return to Edo State to energise the campaign for the election of Pastor Ize-Iyamu."

"In addition to the daily operation of the party, the Caretaker Committee has the mandate to prepare for a mini national convention within six months. We must give the committee the support needed to fulfil this assignment in an impartial manner."

"As I understand it, no one has been precluded from seeking any party office to which he is otherwise eligible. Former NWC members are free to seek re-election to the NWC. Provided they have the support of party members, they will have an opportunity to return to serve the party in a leadership capacity. This reflects our overriding desire to restore and maintain internal democracy not subvert it" the statement read in part.

https://politicsnigeria.com/tinubu-reveals-cause-of-apc-crisis-sends-message-to-oshiomhole-nwc-members/

44 Likes 4 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by Strangebuttrue(m): 6:23pm On Jun 27, 2020
I see Oshiomole coming back as APC chairman, Tinubu is the next president of Nigeria.Ize Iyamu will win Edo governorship election...I SEE OBASEKI GOING TO PRISON

63 Likes 11 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by Racoon(m): 6:24pm On Jun 27, 2020
“During a TV appearance on Television Continental on February 20, 2018, Tinubu’s wife, Remi, said Tinubu was “trashed” by Buhari’s northern political machine after the 2015 election. 

People who “trashed” you after an electoral triumph to which you’re central will certainly go the whole hog and incinerate or bury you in the aftermath of another victory that will ensure that they will no longer need you
https://www.google.com/amp/s/tribuneonlineng.com/i-warned-bola-tinubu-that-this-day-would-come/amp/

26 Likes 2 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by Racoon(m): 6:25pm On Jun 27, 2020
Belated response.Jagaban don see something.When you see a toad running in daylight then know that something is chasing it.It took him the recent power reshuffling to openly make this pronouncement.The grippling truth is now obvious

85 Likes 8 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by NextGovernor(m): 6:26pm On Jun 27, 2020

1 Like

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by BOOZELEE: 6:28pm On Jun 27, 2020
Coward u must go to court oo or forever remain silent. cheesy

I hate cowards and hypocrites with passion.He can't even stand his ground till the end.

He is denying his foot soldiers now after pushing dem from behind forming great strategist and after lying with late Ajimobis name.

Well I don't blame u.They just pulled ur skirt up and the whole world now knows that u are a B.

Where is hope uzodinma ur foot soldier?Hahahaha

148 Likes 17 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by prince4pro2: 6:28pm On Jun 27, 2020
let me park here
Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by jlinkd78(m): 6:29pm On Jun 27, 2020
Noted
Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by Balenciagaokey: 6:29pm On Jun 27, 2020
grin grin grin

2023 Politics will be unpredictable..
The Next president will surprise everyone.

Like for APC
Share for PDP


grin grin

63 Likes 131 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by gentiboy: 6:30pm On Jun 27, 2020
Relax your blood too dey hot......watin u chop today?

2 Likes

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by Uyi168: 6:30pm On Jun 27, 2020
..

1 Like

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by EwuGambia: 6:30pm On Jun 27, 2020
Nah lie....e pain the Baba gan...
Buhari and his aboki cabals have proved that Tinubu can bleed..

41 Likes 5 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by kindnyce(m): 6:30pm On Jun 27, 2020
Jagaban.
For sure we know you'll bounce back, even stronger....big up, Master strategist

41 Likes 4 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by fulaniHERDSman(m): 6:30pm On Jun 27, 2020
Useless talk. Your adversaries now know you better. And they have also schemed your matter to the very end. Go give your sweet talk to the birds.
As long as your greedy monkey paws remain in 2023 bottle ... Your problems just began.

34 Likes 7 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by ProudBoy: 6:30pm On Jun 27, 2020
Jagaban has spoken. Igbos should continue 'bleating'..

37 Likes 6 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by Dannyset(m): 6:30pm On Jun 27, 2020
grin

Olodo set of people! How is Tinubu the National Chairman of the Party?

Tinubu is a National Leader of the Party. The Jagaban of them all!

34 Likes 2 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by prestige101: 6:31pm On Jun 27, 2020
NObody is interested in what he has to say....he should also move on.

12 Likes 3 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by gentiboy: 6:31pm On Jun 27, 2020
How far your side.......watin dey happen for qwind port?
Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by martineverest(m): 6:31pm On Jun 27, 2020
I like his resilience tho......tho,I still don't like him, Oshiomhole and Obasanjo

1 Like

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by Lamasta(m): 6:31pm On Jun 27, 2020
Baba has been humbled

40 Likes 3 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by OakConsultNG: 6:31pm On Jun 27, 2020
Okay
Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by Mokason28: 6:32pm On Jun 27, 2020
For those that couldn’t read the long epistle... and for those that read it but couldn’t comprehend it... All jagaban is saying is that he regrets rigging the election... in 2019 and he wish he didn’t throw his weight behind Oshomole when his court case started... he felt Buhari will turn a deaf ear and blind eye because Oshomole helped rig him into office grin

19 Likes 5 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by humilitypays(m): 6:32pm On Jun 27, 2020
What's this Internally Displaced Person even talking about angry


Proof that Tinubu is a Certified Coward!

Tinubu fought his brother Obasanjo as President and fought fellow Southerner Goodluck just because they pitied him and didn't want to use Nigerian state mercenaries to silence him, but now that he ought to fight, he cannot because he is scared of Buhari.

He knows Buhari will deal ruthlessly with him if he dares nonsense, so he now resorts to writing epistles upon epistles, I thought he used to form Mr Silence No talk, so he has found his lost voice, iranu undecided

Tinubu if you are truly a jagaban they have been deceiving u with, I dare you to fight Buhari like you fought OBJ and Goodluck and let's see if you would come out alive grin

101 Likes 9 Shares

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by kehinde1588(m): 6:32pm On Jun 27, 2020
God bless Tinubu. I know the come back will be stronger.

15 Likes

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by SOPoftoday(m): 6:32pm On Jun 27, 2020
Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by Thelimitbreaker(m): 6:32pm On Jun 27, 2020
Jagaban has spoken.... We dey with you kampe....Let all those that their heart is extremely bittered go and lick sugar cause we no send all of una.....Jagaban of Borgu... The slayer of PDP and the greatest headache and adversary of our beloved brothers on the other side.... Fi le ! Gba be !

8 Likes

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by prestige101: 6:32pm On Jun 27, 2020
PLease can someone in one sentence summarise this TERM PAPER.

3 Likes

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by ehemwhy(m): 6:32pm On Jun 27, 2020
...cluchting at straws APC is imploding

9 Likes

Re: Tinubu Reveals Cause Of APC Crisis, Sends Message To Oshiomhole, NWC Members by anibi9674: 6:32pm On Jun 27, 2020
Ok

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (Reply)

Rare Picture: Pyrates Confraternity Welcomes Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe To UNILAG (1972) / Onu To Use Only made In Nigeria Vehicles / Yul Edochie, Zark Orji, Benedict Johnson In Court To Support Tinubu

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2024 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 44
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.