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Former Petroleum Minister, Professor Jibril Aminu, has withdrawn from the 2011 contest, and has directed his supporters not to vote the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2011 but should look for a party that is 'run by more serious people.'

Senator Aminu, who made the withdrawal known to newsmen on Saturday in Yola, said his action was informed by the fact that the party has been hijacked by a few totally undemocratic elements relentlessly driven by corrupt, selfishness and mad pursuit for retention of power at all costs.

The PDP Board of Trustees member described the political scenario in Adamawa State congress and primaries of House of Representatives as absolute disregard for due process and the will of the masses.

According to him, except for only a handful of places such as Yola North and Song local governments, no proper primaries were held in the state. 'In most places, there were no election held at all and many others remain unresolved or marred by deliberate threats and intimidation, and other violent acts of government-sponsored political thuggery.