Presidential aspirant gives PDP 48 hours to drop Atiku, calls for fresh primaries

Atiku, BuhariPresidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Stanley Osifo, on Tuesday described the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the party’s standard bearer for next year election as an imposition, threatening a court action if in the next 48 hours the PDP did not address the issue on ground.

Osifo gave this threat at a press conference in Lagos, declaring the national convention of PDP held sometime ago in Port- Harcourt, the River State capital as null and void as, according to him, it did not follow laid down rules and regulations.

The aggrieved PDP presidential aspirant said that he was denied participation in the exercise despite having obtained the necessary documents and fulfilled the requirement to enable him to take part in the said convention.

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“I, therefore, call on the party to address this germane issue in the next 48 hours, a failure which, we will proceed to court to seek redress. Therefore, the primary that produced the party’s presidential candidate is null and void.

“I have written two letters to the party and the chairman on the matter. But my complaint was not taken seriously and we would not relent until we get justice because we will continue to pursue the matter,” he said.

Osifo described his sidelining as “the height of impunity in the party,” saying the party should not have deemed it fit to collect from his money for expression of interest form, among others if it did not want him to participate in the exercise.

“There is no doubt; this is the height of impunity in the party. Before I decided to participate in the election, I met and discussed with the party leadership. As such, I obtained the form to enable me to participate.

“Incidentally, when the party was meeting the aspirants to have a discussion on primaries, I was never invited and only got to know about the development in the media. It is instructive to note that if the party did not want me to participate, why should it collect the money I paid for expression of interest to contest forms?” he queried.

The PDP stalwart, however, said the complaints he made that the impunity and injustice done to him be addressed by the party were yet to be responded to adequately.

Stressing that nobody was using him to scuttle the efforts of the party, the aggrieved PDP presidential aspirant
maintained that he was protesting on the ground that he equally had the same rights to contest for the exalted post as a party member.

“I have addressed the same allegation in the past alleging that I am a mole in the party. I must make it clear again that nobody can use me to derail the PDP. I believe in the cohesiveness of the party, but it is not laying a good example,” he said.

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  3. Preston Akele says

    Na now you dey wake up.

  4. Desmond Ajieh says

    This idiot want to be used by evil people

  5. Onah Oko says

    Let the idiot go sit down

  6. Jim Ekpe says

    Why?

  7. Osaze John says

    I know you are hungry man

  8. Michael Edafe Igbe says

    Who is this person. Where is he coming from. In the moon?

  9. Ezenwa Benzukkys says

    Dollar Man in the broom all are 419 but I, stand with you Atiku / Obi and Emeka Ihedioha PDP all the way to 2019

  10. Jim Ekpe says

    Who are you to say such things?

  11. Azeez Wale Asalu says

    Fake news

  12. Ezenwa Dozie says

    Who is Osifo, pls? Have u come to do the work of ur master? It will not work for u, sir.

  13. Aghogho Mike says

    Mental problem

  14. Issah Kayode Mustapha-Alhaji says

    Baba Sala alawada kerikeri.

  15. David Okoji says

    I think he’s mentally disabled by this Apc Buhari government

  16. Godwin Ocheidu says

    Fake APC news

  17. Chinedu Ugwuanyi says

    Watch some of these media and online news they were paid to promote only APC fake news

  18. Samuel Ndubuisi says

    Just Balance him back his money. Let this baseless noise to stop

  19. Fredrick Preye says

    Hahaha! Who are they?

  20. Banke Shola says

    Dem just born am? Where hin dey since?

  21. Fake new

  22. Olusanya Adebuyi says

    Fake news

  23. Usman Garkuwa says

    Booooooooom.

  24. Jim Ekpe says

    If he need money let him go I meet Mr. Dollars in kano state.

  25. Hillary Bekeh says

    I thought they have barred codeine.

  26. Okpara Chukwuemeka Dominique says

    The man needs factory reset to enable him respond to stimulus

  27. Maddoly Starboi says

    Tinubu news paper u too fake..

  28. Chukwudi Nwakanma says

    Distraction in black suit

  29. Patho Charles says

    Meddling interloper, a seeker of attention by any means

  30. Lawrence Iweabudike says

    Tell the aspirant to ask Aisha Buhari to explain what happened in APC presidential election to him or read the following statement:
    Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari issued a very strongly worded statement accusing Adams Oshiomole and APC leaders of ‘impunity’ and ‘unfairness’.

    Mrs Buhari’s statement is in reaction to the irregularities that’s largely marred the APC primaries accross the country and according to her, ‘It is disheartening to note that some aspirants used their hard earned money to purchase nomination forms, got screened, cleared and campaigned vigorously yet found their names omitted on Election Day, these forms were bought at exorbitant prices’.

    See the rest of her statement below…

    Many others contested and yet had their result delayed. Fully knowing that AUTOMATIC tickets have been given to other people.

    All Progressives Congress being a party whose cardinal principle is change and headed by a comrade/ activist whose main concern is for the common man, yet, such impunity could take place under its watch.

    Given this development one will not hesitate than DISSOCIATE from such unfairness, be neutral and speak for the voiceless.

  31. Falade Isaac says

    eheeeeh,agent of distraction,you have fail already

  32. Olanrewaju Adenola Odunayo says

    Fake news

  33. Barr Julius Osifo says

    So much fun in politics. What does he want? Is he just waking up?

  34. Odubiyi Olusegun says

    Mr Osifo , go and sleep.

  35. Oluwanisola Babatunde says

    Those close to the man should wake him up from his dream, as conducting a fresh primary as postulated by him would only exist on the figment of his hallucinations, Atiku is unstoppable.

  36. Olalekan Adeyemi says

    Rubbish

  37. Hamzat Funso says

    Distraction.

  38. Shafi'u Bala says

    atiku give him something for wht he ve spend on his documents, bt bear in ur mine only PMB can defeat PMB by God wllg

  39. Lucky Durueke says

    Trash. This is too childish. Think of something else.

  40. Wale Iyaniwura says

    Rubbish!

  41. Olusegun Faramade Fayigbe says

    Is he living in the same room with tramadol?

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  43. Capital Boss says

    He should name his price.

  44. Stephen Mcpam says

    Fake ApC propaganda

  45. Benedict Paul says

    Fake news…. Apc is catching cold

  46. Sunday Binuyo says

    This is completely fake… APC kilode?

  47. Olaniyi Dipo says

    Were you death when Atiku won the primary election? APC should stop this fake news.

  48. Frank Goodluck says

    Fake news

  49. Felix Nwanguma says

    Mumu

  50. Preh Omoni says

    He’s a stupid, jobless and shameless man. #BuhariMustGo

  51. Ogbe Mike says

    That conspirator shall die

  52. Pope Stanstan says

    #FakeNews

  53. Ndukuba Paul says

    Mentally unstable

  54. Johnson Ukachukwu says

    Nonsense childish talk…buhari has already accepted defect before the election.

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  56. Steve Leon says

    Nonsense

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    Hmmm, are you sure this man is not in charge of the recently seized containers of Tramadol by the Nigerian Customs? Because this man sounds like someone that has being eating Tramol oo!!!

  58. Anthony Solomon says

    Fake news
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    Nonsense talk

  61. Hope Mark Ekpenyong says

    This person should be arrested immediately, imagine you, spreading fake news

  62. Ifeanyi Hans says

    The man’s psyche should be examined

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    May their charm spoil in Jesus name

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    Play

  65. Dave Ereh says

    Who is dis pls

  66. Lateemo Babatunde Shekoni says

    Ezenwa Benzukkys you stood with Jonathan and ihedioha in 2015 they lost and you still Carry your badluck follow Atiku and they must surely lose

  67. Ibrahim Sabo Yunusa says

    Nigerians should vote wisely!

    Vote President Muhammadu Buhari, 2019!

    For peace unity progress human and capital development and prosperity!

    Vote the Next Level!

    Vote APC!

  68. Iyke Stan says

    fake news atiku is far better than buhari jubri

  69. Idris Sulaiman Shekarau says

    Is too late

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    Wailer

  71. Adamu Musa says

    Hahahahahahaha

  72. Benjamin Isaiah says

    Fake news. Fully atikulated

  73. Charles Taylor Onyeoma says

    Nonsense! Where were him since? APC is using him to distract our AtikulatedObi,But I can tell you, Pack well you were paid late to come and put sand sand for AAA!

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