Breaking News

Just in: FG plotting to declare state of emergency in Zamfara, PDP alleges

Kindly Share This Story:
Makinde, PDP, Smart Asekutu
PDP and its colour flags

By Dirisu Yakubu, ABUJA

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised alarm over alleged move by the federal government to take over the government in Zamfara state using the instrumentality of a state of emergency.

This is even as the party claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is bent on having the All Progressives Congress, APC, take over the state “after failing to convince Governor Bello Muttawalle to join its fold.”

Also read: Attacks on Schools: Unmask sponsors, APC tells security agencies

Addressing a news conference, Wednesday, spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan noted that insecurity in the land is not restricted to Zamfara but such states as Niger, Katsina and Kaduna and called on the government to perish the thought of taking over a state it (PDP) won on the ballot.

According to the scribe, any attempt at dislodging the democratic structures in the North-West state will trigger a crisis that would be difficult to manage.

…Details shortly

Vanguard News Nigeria 

Kindly Share This Story:
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.


Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!