About 80 per cent of ward executives of All Progressives Congress (APC) from Yamaltu/Deba Local Government Area, in Gombe State, have resigned their position over Senator Muhammad Danjuma Goje and Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya feud (Goje/Inuwa feud).
Solacebase reports that the ward executives, which constituted about 80 per cent of the entire ward executives, announced the decision on Thursday after a stakeholders’ meeting.
Addressing newsmen after the meeting, immediate past chairman of APC in Yamaltu/Deba LGA, Alhaji Sulaiman Ibrahim, said the ward executives resigned from their respective offices in protest to the disrespect and ‘attack’ on Senator Muhammad Danjuma Goje’s convoy, three weeks ago.
He said the party leaders arrived at the decision after a stakeholders’ meeting of the party executives from the LGA.
According to him, the executives condemned the attack and decided to align with the senator considering the fatherly role he has been playing towards the development of the state and the country at large.
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He added that to well-meaning party members in the state, Senator Goje is the only recognized leader of the APC and deserve utmost respect considering the critical role he played in forming and nurturing the party.
“In fact, it was the key role he played that culminated to the emergence of Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya as governor of the state and victory of the party across all levels.
“Therefore, as political leaders of APC in the 11 wards of Yamaltu/Deba LGA. We hereby affirm our support and loyalty to Senator Goje as the genuine and recognized leader of the APC in Gombe state,” he declared.
The party chieftain added that the unmatched achievement of Senator Goje in the last 10 years through numerous constituency project that have direct bearings on the lives of people, couldn’t be over emphasize.
He added that Senator Goje has executed numerous projects in each and every 11 wards of Akko and Yamaltu/Deba LGAs, which constituted the Gombe Central Senatorial Districts.
Our correspondent reports that each of the executives that resigned their position took turn to speak after appending their signature and announced their resolve to continue supporting the senator politically.