PDP National Chair: Reason Why Atiku, Saraki Opposes David Mark

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Naijanews Oct. 11, 2021 5:51 a.m.

PDP National Chair: Reason Why Atiku, Saraki Opposes David Mark

“The former Vice President as an experienced democrat remains committed ensuring that the party gets the best person to lead the party to victory.” Speaking on behalf of Ortom, his Chief Press Secretary,Nathaniel Ikyur,said,“His Excellency, the Governor of Benue State, is a team player, he is working with his colleague governors and other party stakeholders to ensure that the best man for the job gets it.

She granted leave to Secondus“to continue exercising all the constitutional powers of the office of Chairman of PDP (second defendant) as enshrined in both 1999 Constitution of Nigeria as amended and the Peoples Democratic Party’s constitution” Secondus reinstatement was short-lived as another court affirmed his suspension.

“What Mark has going for him is apart from his personal attributes have led the Senate without any major rancour for eight straight years, he has remained with the party since inception,”the source reportedly noted.

“He, like all loyal party members wants a national chairman who can lead the party to victory.

“The position was zoned to the north and no individual can determine who becomes chairman, it will require a consensus among party members from the zone.

Speaking with reporters on Sunday in Abuja, the party source who pleaded to remain anonymous, said“Politics is about interests either personal or collective.

If Benue State gets the privilege to provide this leadership, our party and Nigeria will be the better for it.” Several attempts were made to get a response from Saraki on the development but all were futile as even his Media Adviser, Yusuf Olaniyonu could not respond to his calls as at the time this report was obtained.

However, when contacted on the national leader selection puzzle, Atiku’s Media Adviser, Mazi Paul Ibe, said,“Everybody knows the Waziri Adamawa is a committed democrat and will, as always, respect the sanctity of the ballot..

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