Governor Wike’s camp pulls out of Atiku’s presidential campaign, insists PDP chairman, ‘Ayu must go’

The internal crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has deepened as members loyal to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, have pulled out of the campaign council of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Members of Governor Wike camp on Wednesday, while announcing their discontinuation with the Atiku’s campaign council insisted that the party’s National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, must resign.
According to them, Ayu must resign to allow for an acting National Chairman of Southern Nigeria extraction to emerge and lead the party’s National Campaign Council for Atiku in the 2023 general elections.

This is coming in spite of the vote of confidence passed on the Ayu-led National Working Committee by the recent meeting of the National Executive Committee of the party.
The members of Wike camp said that the resignation of Ayu whose hands have not been clean is necessary in order to ensure equity, justice and unity in the party.

Their decision came after…

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