Assembly Election: How Atiku, 5 APC Governors Connived To ‘Cut Tinubu To...

Assembly Election: How Atiku, 5 APC Governors Connived To ‘Cut Tinubu To Size’

By Chidinma Unigwe | Sub Editor on June 12, 2015
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Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Former Vice President of Nigeria | Atiku Abubakar

Indications have emerged showing that asides the massive support accorded to Senator Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which saw them emerge as Senate President and Speaker of House of Representatives respectively, the pair also received the backing of some All Progressives Congress (APC) bigwigs who used the assembly election to cut down the touted “political wizadry” of APC national leader, Bola Tinubu.

According to reports, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in connivance with the G5 Governors – 5 PDP  Governors who decamped to the APC – used their massive influence to stop Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila, the APC candidates annointed for the posts.

Investigations also show that the former Governor of Sokoto State, Aliyu Wammako used his successor, Aminu Tambuwal – the immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives – to drum support for Dogara.It would be recalled that shortly after the national assembly election, Atiku congratulated the victorious pair, defying the stance of the APC, who threatened to deal with the renegade pair for “treachery”. Upon his election, Saraki’s made his first visit, going to pay homage to Atiku, reportedly for a job well done.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Atiku has done nothing wrong as far as I’m concerned.
    The Senators and House of Assembly Members just made their choice and I will advice Tinubu and the other APC leaders feeling betrayed to respect that and keep calm after all Senator Saraki and Hon. Dogara are Apc members. Democracy is here for good and the era of godfather-ism is over.
    God bless the people’s party(APC).

  2. Turaki does no harm in the recent elections of the two houses of assembly.How can one be so influential over hundreds of other people which represent a country?Except if they are not there for their people but rather selfish gains.

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