2015: Jonathan/Sambo Campaign Supporters in Bauchi Threaten To Dump PDPFeatured, News From The State, Politics Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
As the 2015 general elections get closer, supporters of the 2011 Bauchi State President Goodluck Jonathan campaign Coordinator, Alhaji Shu’aibu Ahmed Gardama have threatened to dump the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, unless positive steps are taken to correct the anomalies bedeviling the party in the State.
Supporters of the PDP Chieftain led by Hon. Umar Faruk made the threat while briefing newsmen in Bauchi on Tuesday.
Faruk said “since after the 2011 General election their pillar was dumped by both the state and the National Chapter of the Union and the leadership of the party. They alleged that PDP presently is diminishing in the state because the executive leaders of the party were only given recognition during ceremonies but no positive activities is going on in the party.
“All effort by the Federal Government to carry their Kinsman Shu’aibu at the Federal level was blocked by the leaders of the State Chapter of the Party and the State Government.
He stressed that, Politics is ‘’give and take’’ and that they have suffered in the party, adding that they will dump the party and look for another alternative party to contest future elections.
Confirming his supporters’ claim, Alhaji Shu’aibu said he received thousands of his supporters who asked him to dump the PDP and contest election under the umbrella of any political party , but he begged them to be patient a little to enable him to contact the national leadership of the Party to intervene in order to correct the mistakes, problems and undemocratic attitudes going on in the affairs of the Party in the State.
It would be recalled that, Shu’aibu had contested Bauchi Gubernatorial seat with Governor Isa Yuguda and Former Secretary to the Bauchi State Governor Nadada Umar in 2007, he was appointed as Acting North East Campaign Coordinator for Jonathan /Sambo in 2011, While Governor Isa Yuguda was appointed as the Coordinator Jonathan /Sambo campaign organization.
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