By Abel Daniel
LAFIA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Nasarawa state chapter have described the defection of the former governor, Senator Abdullahi Adamu to APC as a great relieve to the party and deserves a fun fair celebrations to that effect.
The state PDP Chairman, Mr. Illiya Yunana, who made the declaration, told news men at the party secretariat in Lafia at the weekend that Abdullahi Adamu was the brain behind the party’s loss of the governorship seat to APC in 2011.
“He openly told us that he was the one that crowned Aliyu Akwe Doma as governor and decided to dethrone him through his various anti party activities and the division he caused in the party then”, Yuana lamented.
According to Yunana “the defection of Senator Abdullahi Adamu is a very welcome development to the state PDP. Very soon we shall organize praise worship to all and sundry where the ulamas and pastors will come to the party secretariat to sing praises to God in memory of his exit and more so he did not leave with any member of the party”.
The chairman thanked all members of the party for their support and turn out which can best be described as marmot crowd, during the recent state wide tour embarked upon by the state PDP in the 13 local governments with the aim to say a ‘thank you’ to all their supporters for standing with them even after the loss of the 2011 governorship election.
Illiya assured members and supporters of PDP in Nasarawa state to remain resolute saying “with the exit of the likes of Senator Abdullahi Adamu, the party is set to reclaim it stolen mandate in 2015 governorship election”. He further called on the citizens of Nasarawa state to embrace peace and live with each other as brother’s keeper not to allow the government of APC to use them to cause violence anymore in the state.