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Former Presidential spokesperson Umar Sani has raised the alarm over the existence of three factions within the Kaduna State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Sani who disclosed this whereas briefing newsmen in Kaduna on Wednesday stated that the emergence of the three teams is due to the current ward, native authorities, and state Congresses of the occasion that have been allegedly hijacked by the group loyal to former Governor Ahmed Makarfi.
According to him, the state of affairs has grow to be harmful to the occasion’s probabilities in forthcoming elections within the state.
Sani, who’s the previous Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to ex-Vice President Namadi Sambo, expressed concern that the existence of three factions throughout the Kaduna state PDP can truncate the occasion’s probabilities within the 2023 common election.
“This is very dangerous for the party in the state and Nigeria. The party has bright chances in the state and by extension in the country come 2023 but the party needs to put its house in order before the general election.
“The essence of 2023 is for a fair contest and for parties to win power. If our party does not check its excesses, Nigerians are watching and will decide. If we (PDP) miss this chance, it will be difficult to grab power again,” he stated.
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He, subsequently, known as on the Former Senate President Bukola Saraki-led Reconciliation Committee to go to Kaduna State in order to avert the approaching implosion of the occasion forward of the subsequent common election.
Sani lists the three factions throughout the Kaduna PDP to incorporate the Restoration Group led by the previous Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Dogara Mato; these loyal to Senator Ahmed Makarfi and that of Former vice chairman Namadi Sambo.
In a swift response, a former member of the caretaker committee of the Kaduna State PDP, Abdulrahman Usman stated the election that introduced the present State Working Committee, ward, and native authorities executives have been carried out in keeping with the occasion’s structure and electoral tips.
He additionally insisted that there aren’t any factions in Kaduna PDP, including that the occasion although could have some inside challenges which can be surmountable and redeemable, no faction exists exterior the state Working Committee.