Naija News reports that the turbulence in the party began after its presidential primaries which produced Atiku Abubakar as the party’s flag bearer.
After Atiku chose Delta state governor Ifeanyi Okowa as his running mate,/ things took a turn for the worse and Rivers state governor, Nyesome Wike who was a contender for the presidential candidacy demanded that the party’s chairman, Iyorchia Ayu resign from his position for peace to reign in the party.
Wike also said that Ayu promised to resign if a northerner emerged as the presidential candidate of the party but failed to keep his promise.
On Wednesday, after a stormy meeting in Port Harcourt, members of the Wike Group pulled out of the Atiku Presidential Campaign activities insisting that Ayu must leave his position.
In a media meeting on Friday, Wike proceeded to make various allegations against Atiku and Ayu, spilling various secrets and washing the party’s dirty linen in public.
Reacting to the turbulence,…