The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorcha Ayu; Director General of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Council, Aminu Tambuwal and former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, took the party’s consultation to Bauchi State to rally support for its candidate.

The delegation arrived Bauchi, yesterday’s evening to meet Governor Bala Mohammed over the crisis rocking the party, saying that Mohammed is one of the major national stakeholders, who have contributed immensely to the party’s development.

His words: “We are here to brief you on some of the developments in the party nationally and seek your wise counsel, because you are not just the Governor of Bauchi, you are a leader in this country –very experienced.

“In all the places you have served, you gathered the experience. And we thought people like you in this campaign, from time to time, we need to come around, consult and brief you.”

While responding, Mohammed said that he is a loyal party member and “we believe in this party because we rose on the back of the party to become what we have become. We know that we came from All Nigerian Peoples Party, but certainly whatever we have became it is courtesy of your party.”

After the meeting, Ayu shunned talking to the press on the outcome of the meeting but Mohammed revealed that the delegation was in Bauchi to discuss issues of the party as concerned the campaign and elections.

“They came to Bauchi to discuss some grey areas as it concerns my position as the Deputy Director General of the campaign council in-charge of the North.“It’s not for public consumption and certainly it’s for closing ranks,” he said.


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