PDP Members Protest In Abuja, Demand NWC Member Sacking
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In response to a report by The PUNCH, some protesters from the Niger State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Occasion on Wednesday stormed the PDP Legacy Home in Maitama Abuja, venue of an ongoing PDP Nationwide Working Committee assembly, to demand the sacking of the occasion’s Nationwide Monetary Secretary, Abdullahi Maibasira.
The protesters accused Maibasira of conniving with the All Progressives Congress-led State Authorities to undermine the occasion.
One of many protesters, who recognized himself as Yahuza HussainI, a PDP member from Minna Native Authorities space instructed The PUNCH that the protest was organised to attract the eye of the nationwide physique to the alleged anti-party exercise of the NWC member, whom they claimed was working with a former PDP chief within the state.
Hussaini mentioned, “We’re right here to inform our occasion leaders that we can’t proceed to permit Maibasira and the previous Speaker of Niger State Home of Meeting, Tanko Bego to give up our occasion to the APC Authorities in Niger State.
“The chief of the PDP that we all know in Niger is the previous Governor Babangida Aliyu Talban Minna, he has remained within the PDP, even when these individuals left and got here again.”
The protesters, who’ve been conducting themselves peacefully, mentioned they’re ready to attend till the NWC assembly ends to submit a petition to the occasion management.
It was unclear whether or not those that are being accused are round as of the time of submitting this report.