Jimmy Cheto, John Alkali, Other APC Stalwarts To Defect With Their Supporters Back To PDP
Following the rejection of those that denounced their membership of the People Democratic party (PDP and joined the PDP, there is an inkling that they will soon mass defect back to the PDP, a defection which this understands will be a mass defection of APC top bigwigs.
Universalreporters247.com learnt that the reconciliatory committee set up by former Governor of Kaduna state, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi led caretaker committee is now working assiduously day and night to reconcile all the aggrieved members who left the party.
It was gathered that the committee sat several times with the Plateau state chapter in their meeting where they all resolved to readmit all people that were dissatisfied with the party in time past.
Some political pundits told our reporter that the PDP resolved that the crisis which forced its former members to travel to exile of the unknown desert of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Plateau state.
According to a source who expressed dissatisfaction with the manner the former PDP members who joined the APC are being view by the APC with uttermost disregard in spite of their tremendous contributions to the victory of Governor Simon Bako Lalong is making them to have a rethink and as such the decision by them to consider going back to the People Democratic Party (PDP) .
A reliable source close to former Gubernatorial aspirant of PDP in Plateau in the years 1999,2003,2007,2011and 2015 says Engr.Jimmy Zingtim Cheto will soon decamp with all his supporters back to PDP before the end September, 2017.
The source also added that the likes of Arc John Alkali and other who have made the sacrifice may likely led the revolution of mass defection owing to the long suffering in the wilderness of APC as they encountered empty stomachs.
This was made known from a source close to the politicians who explained that due to high level of marginalization they are tired of remaining were they don’t welcome them.
It would be recalled that Engr Jimmy Cheto decamped to APC sometimes in 2016 when the present governor was declared winner of the election in 2015, and were blackmailed as anti-party prostitute, when the Plateau state former governor Jonah David Jang brought Late Sen. GNS Pwajok as candidate of the PDP.
Engr Jimmy Cheto was at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Plateau state council holding a broom singing songs of victory but in just 1 year 6 months he is now making difference comments about the APC.
His close associate revealed that, Cheto several attempts to call the Governor on Phone for personal advice has always proved abortive as he completely fell frustrated with the action of the APC leader.
“Since his defect to the APC under the leadership of Simon Lalong none of us was given membership card neither recognition by the party stalwarts in the state,” the source said.
“We all left PDP because of the following reasons that we are now experiencing in the APC, in fact we are experiencing the worst of it, as we are seeing impunity, imposition and no internal democracy with internal party wrangling.