By; BALA B. BITRUS, Minna
Former deputy governor of Niger State, Dr. Shem Zagbayi Nuhu and a stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has described the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) as a dying, smouldering charcoal which would soon extinguish.
Dr. Zagbayi Nuhu is the Coordinator of the Atiku/Obi Support Groups in Niger state and one of the father figures of the PDP in the state.
He spoke at a meeting with the Director, Youth Mobilization of the Nasko/Ndayako gubernatorial campaign organization, Abubakar Garba Mohammed in Minna on Wednesday.
Zagbayi Nuhu noted that the governing All Progressive Congress was already a dying political party which should be flushed out of power and reckoning during the next general elections.
He said the PDP has no reason to fail in recapturing power from the dying All Progressive Congress at both state and federal levels.
Persistent internal crises occasioned by muzzling of voices and lack of cohesion amongst the rank and file of members of the party have been the lots of the APC as well as disagreement and dissent at the party’s national levels.
The former deputy governor posited that no strenuous efforts may be required to defeat the governing APC as it was at present fatally inflicted with injuries from it’s internal strives, injustices and impunity.
The Youth Mobilization Department of the Umar Mohammed Nasko/Mohammed Kudu Ndayako gubernatorial campaign organization had invited Zagbayi for a meeting on strategies for a unified onslaught by all the ticket bearers under the flagship of the PDP for next year’s general elections.
Director of the department and former commissioner of Youths and Sports Development in Niger state, Abubakar Garba Mohammed conformed that feeders from across the state points to the growing dissent against the leadership of the APC in the state and the state government over woeful performance and failure to deliver dividends of democracy to citizens in the state.
Abubakar Garba Mohammed said the PDP must streamline it’s efforts and strategies to overrun the wobbling governing All Progressive Congress in the state to rescue citizens across the state from maladministration, deceit, willful pilfering of resources and opportunities.