Atiku-Wike Rift: PDP Chieftain Urges Ayu To Resign For Party Unity



A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party and ex-presidential candidate, Sam Ohuabunwa has urged the party’s National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, to resign if it will end the animosity between former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike.

Mr Ohuabunwa made the call on Channels Television’s Politics Today.

Mr Ayu had reportedly agreed to resign when he was elected as Chairman last year if the party chooses a Northerner as a presidential candidate.

After the emergence of Mr Abubakar as the party’s presidential flagbearer, it was expected that Mr Ayu would honour his word and exit the seat for a Southerner as part of efforts to massage zoning considerations within the PDP.

If PDP National Chairman Iyorchia Ayu promised to step down, then he should follow the path of honour. – Sam Ohuabunwa#PoliticsToday#CTVTweets

— Channels Television (@channelstv) August 16, 2022


According to persons familiar with the matter, Mr Ayu’s resignation is also a condition give


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