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NEWS UPDATE: APC congress: Fresh crisis splits Yari’s camp in Zamfara

NEWS UPDATE: APC congress: Fresh crisis splits Yari’s camp in Zamfara

Weeks after the All Progressives Congress (APC) province and local regime congresses held across the country, the campsite of the former governor of Zamfara Province, Abdul’aziz Yari has been smasher with a fresh crisis.

Yari’s campsite had in Feb collapsed into the faction of Senator Kabiru Marafa after the national leadership of the political party intervened in a protracted leadership crisis of the political party in the province.

The factional crisis betwixt Marafa and the ex-governor was largely responsible for the political party’s loss at the 2019 governorship election in the province to the opposition, Peoples Democratic Political party (PDP), with the incumbent governor, Alhaji Bello Matawalle as its flag bearer at the time.

After losing the election, there was relative peace in the political party until the defection of Matawalle in June. His defection created a new crevice as the old members of the political party and the new members failed to hold on the sharing of the political party and other positions.

Nevertheless nonetheless, the province leadership couldn’t harmonize fragile camps until the time of fresh congress that was to generate a new set of executives.

In a alphabetic character dated Nov 10, addressed to the chairman of INEC, which was sighted by DAILY POST on Saturday, it has rescheduled its congress in Zamfara Province for nowadays.

The alphabetic character tagged, “Re-Notice for the conduct of province congress” signed by the secretarial assistant of the Buni-committee, Senator John James AkpanUdoedehe, said the congress before scheduled for Nov 20, will at present take hold nowadays, Nov 13.

On Fri, there was an emergency coming together in Gusau which both camps discussed to an extent Saturday’s congress.

Nevertheless nonetheless, Yari’s campsite was split into 2 with one grouping insisting on pursuing pending litigation on the dissolution of political party executives patch the moment grouping backed nowadays’s congress.

A fellow member of the opposing grouping headed by Alhaji Lawal M. Liman told DAILY POST that they were insisting on pursuing their pending litigation, adding that they have lost confidence in nowadays’s congress.

“We cannot participate in the congress because it is prejudice. You know we have our litigation on the dissolution of our executives pending. We will not participate in this congress rather we will pursue our litigation to its logical conclusion. No going dorsum,” he said.

The opposing grouping vowed to organize their have congress.

“We will have our have congress nowadays and we have mobilized our supporters from the 147 wards of the province for the exercise. Our campsite is beingness led by Sirajo Maikatako, the chairman of the Marafa’s campsite,” he said, blaming caretaker chairman, Mai Mala Buni, for the latest crisis in the political party.

He added that the bulk of the top shots of the Yari’s campsite included Mukhtar Shehu Idris (Koguna), Senator Lawali Shuaibu, Senator Tijjani Kaura, Abdulmaliki Zubairu, Abubakar Dantabawa, amidst others are in back up of their campsite.

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