Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, dismissed studies linking him with an ongoing plot to sack the Uche Secondus-led Nationwide Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP).
The hypothesis about his alleged position to oust Secondus because the get together’s Nationwide Chairman has been gaining floor since his final go to to Port Harcourt, Rivers State. It thickened on Tuesday in Abuja when some nationwide officers of the get together resigned.
However addressing journalists yesterday by way of his media aide, Paul Ibe, the Waziri Adamawa described the allegation as a product of “beer parlour speak”, including that he couldn’t have participated in any transfer to unseat Secondus when he had been encouraging real reconciliation within the PDP.
He clarified that that his journey to Rivers had similar motive with that of Delta, mentioning that session for real peace and repositioning of the primary opposition get together have been the important thing goals.
The spokesman acknowledged: “It’s a beer parlour speak, it is usually a mischief. Why will a former Vice President be behind the plot to sack PDP Nationwide Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus? What might be his curiosity?
“Somebody, who has commenced the method of getting conversations with stakeholders of the get together on reconciliation. A person, who has inspired processes aimed toward guaranteeing peace and stability within the get together can’t be linked to that form of plot.
“He made the journey to Port Harcourt, related one to Delta. And he has extra within the offing. Why will he promote peace and stability within the get together and be behind strikes to sack Secondus? It’s ridiculous for anybody to speak about this.”
Atiku stated he understood the PDP Structure and what the get together stated about tenure for get together management, including that he couldn’t be working towards one thing he understands and promotes.
Additionally yesterday, Secondus met with the aggrieved members of the PDP nationwide management and begged them to permit peace to reign.
Throughout a closed-door assembly on the get together’s nationwide secretariat in Abuja, the embattled chair was stated to have requested the offended officers to permit the present government end collectively in peace.
The affected officers have been stated to have requested for extra time to satisfy amongst themselves and get again to him.