Guber Candidate Rebuffs Labaran Maku’s Plot To Hijack Labout Party TicketFeatured, Latest News, News From The State, Nigeria 2015 Election Sunday, December 21st, 2014
Agabus Pwanagba , Lafia – Having lost in the recent PDP gubernatorial Primary in Nasarawa State, the immediate past Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku is plotting to hijack the Labour Party’s ticket instead.
Instead of to remain in his party, PDP, to either support the winner or challenge the primary in court, Mr. Maku is discussing with leaders of the Labour Party to become the party’s candidate.
Meanwhile, the guber candidate of the Labour Party Mr. Innocent Lagi has berated the embattled minister insisting that he would not allow him to hijack his mandate.
Mr Lagi though confirmed that he held many meetings with the ex-minister but said he told Mr. Maku to forget about his plan to collect the ticket from adding he was ready to go to court if the leadership of the party collected the ticket from him and gave to the ex-minister.
“I made it clear to him and showed him certified true copies of my certificate as the candidate of the party because the party didn’t tell him that primaries were already conducted.
“It is true I am taking Labaran Maku and the Labour Party to court,” he said..
“Because after the primaries, the Labour Party is trying to sell a mandate of the people of the party from Nasarawa State.
“The party had already concluded primaries and I was returned unopposed as the candidate for the Labour Party in a valid primaries conducted on the 10th, December, 2014, and monitored by INEC and the report submitted to INEC,” Mr Lagi stated.
Meanwhile, President Goodluck Jonathan has begged aggrieved PDP members who did win in the recent party’s primaries not to dump the party for the opposition party assuring them that their grievances will be resolved amicably.
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