The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to focus on solving the many issues currently bedeviling the country, rather than poaching PDP governors and members.
The FidelinfoNews gathered that this assertion was made when the PDP Governors Forum led by Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Visited their Zamfara State counterpart, Bello Matawalle, to commiserate with him over the Tutuwada Market fire, the governors also made an N100 million donation to the Zamfara state government to help ease victim’s plight.
A statement by Rivers State Governor’s media Aide, Kelvin Ebiri noted that Tambuwal said the APC had opted to play petty politics with the victim’s misfortune instead of genuinely commiserating with the people of the state who have been grappling with insecurity and the latest fire incident.
Tambuwal further urged the APC to desist from playing politics and save Nigerians from the prevailing high level of insecurity and poverty.
While also speaking, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike said “All of us know today the level of insecurity in Nigeria. Instead of APC concentrating and fight insecurity, what the party is doing is moving from one state to the other to poach people. Now, you can imagine the insult, a party in Federal Government that declared Zamfara a no-flight zone, the same party is coming to woo you to join them. I can’t understand it.”
Wike also urged Matawalle not to be intimidated by the antics of the APC, who he accused of fuelling the insecurity in the state.
BREAKING: First Class Kaduna Emir Dies
Emir of Lere in Lere Local Government area of Kaduna state, and a former army General,His Highness, Abubakar Garba Muhammed is dead.
The FidelinfoNews gathered that the first class Kaduna monarch died on Saturday morning, according to family sources.
Sources also confirm that the traditional ruler will be buried by 5pm today.
BREAKING: Saraki Committee Fails, As Violence Mars PDP Northwest Congress
The Ongoing Northwest Zonal Congress of the People’s Democratic Party has suffered a setback as violence erupted at venue of the Congress holding in Kaduna.
The FidelinfoNews gathered that the cause of the latest round of violence has not been determined as at the time of filing this report.
It will be recalled that the Bukola Saraki led reconciliation committee had given the greenlight for the Northwest and Southwest Congress to hold, as it claimed efforts to reconcile factions had been successful.
In the same vein Saraki Committee recently suffered another failure when the late Buruji Kashamu faction of the PDP in Ogun state defected to the ruling APC despite the committee declaring end to years of feud in the state’s chapter.
Bauchi Jailbreak Attempt Caused By Mobile Phone – NCS
The Nigeria Correctional Service has disclosed that the attempted jail break at the Bauchi Correctional centre was as a result of an attempt to smuggle a mobile phone into the centre.
The FidelinfoNews gathered that an officer tried to smuggle in a mobile phone for inmates, which is clearly illegal and against the rules.
Reports indicates that a scuffle ensued when inmates who wanted to benefit from the deal had a face off with other officers who busted the plan and enforced the rules.
The commission also affirmed that 2 officers and 5 inmates sustained injuries in the disturbance, and have been treated and discharged.
The restive inmates have also been put under control while the staff involved is undergoing interrogation, as ordered by the State Controller. This regrettable development is being investigated.
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