From TINA PHINEAS, Yola
The Adamawa State governorship candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), in the 2011 election Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd) has said the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), has been mounting serious pressure on him to return to the party.
Marwa, who made the disclosure at a Press conference at the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) State Secretariat on the on-going rumors that he has dumped his party, maintained that the pressure by the PDP was becoming unbearable.
“I have been under tremendous pressure from both inside and outside to return to the ruling party”, he stressed.
The former Nigeria Ambassador to South Africa however reaffirmed his loyalty to his party the CPC, ”I remain a bonafide member of the Congress for Progressive Change and I have no plan to decamp for now”, he said.
When asked about the alleged decampment of some of his loyalists to the PDP, he replied that politics is not like the military, where subordinates only comply with orders from the superior officers.
“I cannot deny that, if some of them feel that they can actualize their ambition on the platform of the PDP; but majority of my supporters are in the CPC. That is the truth” Marwa said.
The former PDP presidential aspirant, appealed to CPC loyalists to continue to keep faith with the party as it is the only party standing firmly on the ground, and the party that identify with the poor in Nigeria.
He advised Nigerians to continue to exercise hope and faith in the CPC, which he believed would deliver the country from its present situation.
The Former Military Administrator of Lagos and Borno State called on Nigerians to co-operate with law enforcement agents as a means of solving the lingering insecurity problem in the country.