Tapgun, Cheto, Bature In Secret Meeting To Dump PDP By Yakubu Busari,Jos
The former director of campaign to President Obasanjo , Ambassador Fedelis Tapgun ,Engr Jimmy Cheto, Chris Bature have concluded plan to dump PDP to All Progressives Congress ,in Plateau state
The PDP aspirants in their secret meeting to dislodge People Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate, Sen. GNS Pwajok, called on all supporters to vote out the PDP in the state.
The meeting which was held behind close door at Tapgun residence yesterday commenced at about 7:49pm and ended midnight, saw them discussed several issues on how to decamp to the APC.
The group vowed that henceforth they shall rally their support to the opposition if a credible candidate is not picked for the governorship race, stressing further that GNS Pwajok cannot deliver Plateau state PDP.
The ranks of the non-indigenes Association and Christians Association of Nigeria in Plateau state recently showed signs of crack over claims by some politicians on the alleged endorsement of the governorship candidate of the People Democratic Party, Sen GNS Pwajok by their leaders.
Some groups under the aegis of the Christians Association of Nigeria Plateau state chapter, Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa , south-south and Southern Kaduna communities in the state yesterday drummed support for PDP candidate.
The Chairman CAN youth wings Mr Johnson said that though the issue of Jang and the performance of the present administration considered, the decision to throw their weight behind the Sen Pwajok governorship ambition was based on the long standing relationship and achievement of Governor Jonah David Jang.
Reacting to the alleged endorsement, the statement dismissed the claims of an endorsement of any candidate from a group, as he added that those making the claims should be aware of the criminal implications of their action.
The statement noted that no respected associations of the status can bring himself to get involved in the internal affairs of a state, and in particular, of a governorship candidate, noting that those involved in the alleged peddling of the claims are out to bring the exalted respect our peaceful coexistence to disrepute.
Investigation has revealed that politicians involved in the alleged false claim are being paid to divide the rising ranks of non-indigenes in the state.
“CAN youth wing also endorse the candidature of Pwajok. Johnson also paid courtesy call to the governorship candidate at his residence in Rayfield.