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PDP Crisis: I want Ayu as PDP chairman – Ortom opposes Wike

Samuel Ortom, the governor of Benue, appears to have sided with former vice president Atiku Abubakar in the dispute surrounding Iyorchia Ayu’s continued service as the PDP’s national chairman (PDP).

Ortom, a supporter of Governor Nyesom Wike, has stated his desire for Ayu to continue serving as the party’s chairman.

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Since the party’s presidential primary in May, the governor has supported his Rivers counterpart, a decision that has drawn criticism from some quarters.

He was recently charged by the Jemgbagh Development Association in Abuja for conspiring to bring his fellow Benue, Ayu, to ruin.

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The CPS further stated that the group is launching a campaign of defamation against Ortom, “who has worked selflessly for the people of Benue State,” by posing as the voice of Jemgbagh.

Ortom Emphasized Faith in Iyorchia Ayu’s Leadership amidst Wike’s Demand for resignation 

Ortom emphasized his faith in Ayu’s capacity to lead the PDP to victory in 2023 in a statement sent by his chief press secretary, Nathaniel Ikyur.

The former Senate President, according to Ikyru, was chosen “as the national chairman of our great party even against all odds.”

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The statement states, “The governor could not, therefore, turn around and work against him to be removed from office.”

“Governor Ortom backed Dr. Iyorchia Ayu’s moral character and ability to lead the PDP back to victory and free Nigeria from the APC’s misrule,’

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Because of this, Ayu was elected as the PDP’s national chairman at the party’s convention and was re-elected without opposition by the northern caucus of the party.

That is the latest NewsOnline Today on Benue State Governor 

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