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Protesters storm Wadata Plaza over Ekiti PDP congress | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Ekiti Pdp, Ighoyota Amori

Protesters storm Wadata Plaza over Ekiti PDP congress | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Protesters, yesterday, stormed the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) national secretariat, Abuja, over alleged manipulation of the Ekiti ward congress.

•‘Wike indulging Fayose at PDP’s peril’• Bamidele optimistic of credible APC primary• Famuyibo dumps party, picks Accord’s ticketBefore the protests, the party had cancelled its peace meeting with Ekiti stakeholders scheduled for same day. The protesters, with different placards, claimed that the Senator Iyorchia Ayu-led National Working Committee (NWC) has failed in its first assignment.

But Ayu, represented by the Deputy Organising Secretary, Senator Ighoyota Amori, assured the aggrieved members that justice would be done.AS PDP attempts to resolve the bungled congress in Ekiti, PDP Partners for Progress (PDP Partners) has appealed to Governor Nyesom Wike not to indulge former Governor Ayodele Fayose any longer.

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Wadata Plaza… PDP’s National Secretariat in Abuja •‘Wike indulging Fayose at PDP’s peril’ • Bamidele optimistic of credible APC primary • Famuyibo dumps party, picks Accord’s ticket Before the protests, the party had cancelled its peace meeting with Ekiti stakeholders scheduled for same day.• Kalu berates aspirants declaring to ambition Buhari • APC refutes report on suspension of convention Spokesperson of the mission, Jeanne Clark, at a town hall meeting organised by the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) in Kano State, yesterday, said fighting corruption and defending credible elections are central to U.A petrol pump nozzle is used to pump petrol at a station PHOTO: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Although the retail price of Automotive Gas Oil (Diesel) paid by consumers presently sells for N350 a litre and more in other states, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the commodity increased by 28.Eva Adelaja Girls Secondary Grammar school, Bariga, came second, while Lanre Awolokun High School, Gbagada, emerged third.

The protesters, with different placards, claimed that the Senator Iyorchia Ayu-led National Working Committee (NWC) has failed in its first assignment. But Ayu, represented by the Deputy Organising Secretary, Senator Ighoyota Amori, assured the aggrieved members that justice would be done. government’s action plan. AS PDP attempts to resolve the bungled congress in Ekiti, PDP Partners for Progress (PDP Partners) has appealed to Governor Nyesom Wike not to indulge former Governor Ayodele Fayose any longer.37 per litre in December 2021. The group was worried that the failure of the PDP to manage the prospect of winning Ekiti with a sellable candidate and united front could negatively affect the party’s chances in Osun State and the 2023 general elections.S. In a statement signed by its coordinator, Mohammed Giwa, the group urged the Rivers governor and PDP leadership to reflect on the past and future of the party in handling the Ekiti matter. Every year, we organise the competition for students and have been doing it for over five years, we just felt.

The group stated: “We wish to draw the attention of Wike to the allegation in the public domain that Fayose is double-dealing, including having a secret pact with the APC in Ekiti, to produce a weak candidate for the PDP, and he is yet to deny it. According to Clark, getting things done in a democratic setting is not always easy, as democracy is messy and hard that no one would get all they want.83 in the preceding month of November to an average of N289.” BUT the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has declared that the transparent screening of contestants is a pointer to a credible primary election on January 27, 2022. The senator representing Ekiti Central, who chairs the Southern Senators’ Forum, hailed the party’s screening exercise conducted in Abuja on Tuesday, January 19, saying the process portrayed APC as truly democratic. The former governor of Abia State spoke to newsmen at the foyer of the National Assembly, just before yesterday’s plenary. Fielding questions from newsmen in Ado Ekiti, yesterday, the governorship hopeful described the screening by the seven-man committee, led by Senator Domingo Obende, as fruitful, interactive and indicative of a level-playing ground for all the aspirants who appeared before it.29, Borno N340. He revealed that the committee also demonstrated concern for the development of the party in Ekiti by raising issues germane to the successful conduct of the June 18 election and the rescheduled primary of January 22. APC has refuted reports of its decision to suspend the national convention of the party scheduled for February 27. Speaking on behalf of the students, Ademola Adewunmi, commended the organisers of the competition, saying it was educative, competitive and engaging.

MEANWHILE, another governorship aspirant, Chief Reuben Famuyibo, has dumped the party to contest the June 18 governorship election in Ekiti on the platform of Accord Party (AP). The former Social Democratic Party (SDP) presidential aspirant said his decision to dump the APC and pursue his ambition in Accord was borne out of the desire of the stakeholders within and outside the state for him to be on the ballot. John Akpanudoedehe, stated, yesterday, that there is no iota of truth in the story. Furthermore, the top three lowest prices were recorded in the northern region: Kebbi, Yobe and Katsina State with N232. Speaking with journalists in Ado Ekiti, yesterday, the aspirant accused the leadership of the ruling party of not providing a level-playing field for all aspirants, which he said necessitated the call by his admirers and supporters to pursue his aspiration in another platform. The Ado Ekiti-born politician said processes leading to the APC primary had been skewed in favour of the alleged anointed aspirant of the governor. The party maintained that those behind the story were bent on causing confusion and fomenting crisis in the party through such misinformation. Famuyibo explained that he has developed a well-researched and practicable blueprint for the transformation and rescue of the state; hence the call by the stakeholders for him to contest the June 18 poll.00 respectively.

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