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NEW PDP FACTION EMERGES IN KANO

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http://www.nigerianbestforum.com/blog/?attachment_id=122503 A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has emerged in Kano.

The new group is tagged PDP Jamiyya to make it even with the PDP Kwankwasiyya.

This came to light when executive members of the group were formally introduced by Ambassador Aminu Wali at a press conference along Maiduguri road, in the state capital.

During an inaugural speech, chairman of PDP Jamiyya, Senator Aminu Inuwa saad that their collective action became necessary in order to ensure   justice.

''Basically,'' he said, ''the assumed leadership of Kano State was single-handedly assembled by the Governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwasiyya, so as to pursue his egoistic Kwankwasiyya agenda. There will never be justice through an injustice. This is with regard to the pathetic situation of the PDP in Kano State.''

He described existing leadership structure at wards, local government and state levels as illegitimate as the process that threw them up was contrary to the party's constitution, articles 14.5 and 15.1 respectively.

While introducing the new executives, Ambassador Wali said the faction emerged after all avenues for amicable settlement were exhausted.

He  urged members to see themselves as servants of the masses, and said that the PDP Jamiyya would soon organize elections at wards, local and state levels to pave way for a state convention soon.

Meanwhile, Abia State Peoples  Democratic Party ( PDP) Chairman Senator Emma Nwaka has denied  claims by the former Governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu   that he had been registered as a member of the party  in his home ward, Igbere Ward A.

In  a telephone interview with LEADERSHIP yesterday, Senator Nwaka said the  party registration number  Chief Kalu was claiming  to have been issued with  by  the party officials in Igbere Ward  A  was fake  as that executive  had resigned since January  10,  2013, long before the claimed registration.

The  executive of both wards  in Igbere he said, handed over their  party registers and unused cards when they resigned and there is no way he (Kalu) would have been registered without his name in the Party Register. As I am  talking to you   the name Chief Orji Uzor Kalu is not in the party's register.

He said that  the former Governor can not be registered in the party without the knowledge of the party leadership in the state. 'I do not know him now as a member of the party',  he said.

The Abia PDP Chairman  also  said it was childish the allegation by the former Governor that  the   State Party leadership was using  soldiers to hound  the two chairmen of Igbere wards that he claimed registered him  .  How can I tell the  Brigade Commander to deploy soldiers to arrest   ward party

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NEW PDP FACTION EMERGES IN KANO