All Progressives Congress [APC] stake holders in Ganye Local Government Area of Adamawa have passed Vote of No Confidence on the local government party chairman, Mallam Jibrin Ali Ganjari.
Photo: Adamawa State governor, Jibril Bindow
The stakeholders, who stormed the state party Secretariat in Yola to register their resolution, accused the chairman of corrupt practices, indiscipline and anti-party activities.
Spokesman of the stakeholders Alhaji Adamu Ahmed said the chairman had diverted the most the bags of rice and sugar sent by the party for members during the just concluded Ramadan fasting.
Ahmed said the chairman also exhibited act of indiscipline by attempting to physically assault the lawmaker representing the area in the state assembly at the resident of the Deputy Governor in Ganye.
He said also that the chairman held secret meeting with members of the opposition in area.
“We are tired of him, he is destroying the party and something need to be done if our party is to win the coming the approaching local government election in the state,” Ahmed said.
Receiving the stakeholders, the State Vice chairman of APC, Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi, lauded them for the orderly conduct in presenting their grievance and assured them that the party would look into the matter.
Reacting to the development, the embattled chairman, Jibrin Ali Ganjari said the allegations were baseless.
Ganjari said that he did not divert rice and sugar but set up a committee to handle the disbursement.
Ganjari observed that why we’re the so called stakeholders singling him out for complain instead of his entire executive.
“My exco and entire ward chairmen that ought to know better are not complaining showing that the so called stakeholders have a hidden agenda or are doing a hatchet job,” Ganjari said.
He noted that his executive had met the state party executive to present their position.
MADAKI CONFIRMED ADAMAWA PDP CHAIRMAN
In a new twist of development in Adamawa state chapter of the People ‘s Democracy Party (PDP), Chief Joel Madaki has been confirmed as the substantive Chairman of the party by the National Chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi.
Madaki, who summoned an emergency meeting of the PDP stakeholders , Local Government party candidates, supporters and well-wishers at the party’s office in Yola said an official letter to that effect was issued by the National secretariat of the Party.
The letter which was displayed to the stalwarts of the party by Madaki was acknowledged with cheers and overwhelming ,optimism that it has regain its lost glory.
Chief Joel Madaki announced that with this development, the Alhaji Abdulrahaman Bobboi purported faction of PDP in Adamawa state has seized to exist with all its structures as Modu Sheriff was sacked by a law court.
He pledged to extend hands of fellowship to Bobboi faction for harmony and victorious outing in the forthcoming LG election in the state.
The copy of the letter re-instating Chief Joel Madaki was copied to Adamawa state independent Electoral Commission, the security agencies in the state and necessary authorities.
The PDP party secretariat in the state was full to the brim with party supporters shouting “Sai Madaki”, “Sai Baba Joel “.
By Tom Garba, Yola