The withdrawal of Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike’s camp from the presidential campaign of Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caught even the most adept of political analysts unaware.
This had led to a statement issued by Atiku titled, “Let us join hands and move on with the task of nation building.”
According to Atiku, “If Dr. Ayu is to be removed from office, it must be done in accordance with the laws that set out the basis for such removal. In any event, you will all recall that the very body that is empowered by law to initiate this removal from office, has already passed a vote of confidence in him.”
This stance was further buttressed by Dele Momodu, a PDP chieftain who said Atiku could not unilaterally remove Ayu in order to appease Wike’s camp.
Momodu made this assertion on Thursday, during an interview on AriseTV, monitored by Ripples Nigeria.
The publisher of Ovation Magazine also disclosed that stakeholders within the party were…