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Crisis Hits PDP In Gombe State


Crises rocked Gombe South Peoples Democratic Party PDP as member representing Billiri East Constituency and a card carrying member of the PDP, Rambi Ibrahim Ayala is to challenge the decision of the Party for refusing him ticket to contest for the 2019 elections after declaring him winner of the concluded party’s primary elections in the state.

In a press briefing, Rambi Ayala said, he will challenge the decision through all lawful means to ensure justice prevails.

He said after the primary election that went on peacefully at the Billiri township stadium on 4th of October 2018 and the electoral officer Barrister Lawal announced him as the winner and returned him elected with 25 votes beating his contestant, Rabi Daniel with 24 votes, to his utmost surprise while trying to fill the INEC form, the party State Secretary Buba Shanu called to tell him that an appeal panel in Abuja has upturned his victory to Rabi Daniel to serve as the flag bearer of the party.

Ayala however said, he still remain a member of the party and also called on his teaming supporters to remain calm as necessary steps were taken to ensure that this travesty of justice is reversed.

Contacting officials of the party PDP at the state level prove abortive as journalists were at the state Secretariat but non of the executives are present and the State Chairman could not pick the call.