2023: El-Rufai, Kaduna APC stakeholders move to halt defection as crisis takes new dimension

  • The internal crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress is taking a new dimension
  • This is as Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and some important members of the party have waded into the issues surrounding the Northwest zone of the APC
  • the move by the governor and the party’s stakeholders is to stop the gale of defection by aggrieved members ahead of the 2023 election

Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the (North West) region and other top chieftains of the party have begun moves to stop the gale of defections from the party in the North West geopolitical zone.

Accordingly, a high-powered committee led by the Kaduna governor has been set up to reconcile and pacify aggrieved members in the zone with a view to prevent further defections in Kaduna, Leadership reports.

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Kaduna state, Governor Nasir El-Rufai
Governor Nasir El-Rufai intervenes in APC crisis.
Photo credit: Nasir El-Rufai
Source: Facebook

The APC members weighed in on the matter

Members of the reconciliatory committee include the State Working Committee, chairmen of various local government areas, elected representatives, elders and members of the State Executive Council.

Defection looms

Over 15 chieftains of the party in Kaduna state are said to have dumped the party over an alleged lack of internal democracy.

The APC zonal publicity secretary (North West), Musa Mailafiya Mada, on Wednesday, July 27, confirmed this development.

2023: Oshiomhole, El-Rufai bags major appointment for Tinubu’s presidential bid

The duo of Mallam Nasir El-rufai, the governor of Kaduna state, and Adams Oshiomhole, former governor of Edo state will steer the ship of the campaign for the standard bearer of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Adams Oshiomhole was appointed the chairman of the Tinubu campaign, while Nasir El-rufai served as the director-general of the campaign team.

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The appointment of the duo was announced by the Tinubu Media Support (TMS) as sighted by Legit.ng on their official Twitter account @TinubuMediaS.

Amaechi, Tinubu’s camp at war over alleged voter inducement

Meanwhile, there seems to be a growing disparity between the camp of Bola Tinubu and Rotimi Amaechi over the past few days.

Ameachi was alleged to have made a comment aiming a dig at the APC standard bearer.

However, Ameachi’s camp has sort to clear the air on the alleged comment stating that it was a mere misconception.

Source: Legit.ng

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