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I Won’t Resign, Ayu Tells Wike’s Allies

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The National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, has reaffirmed that he will not succumb to calls from some quarters for him to resign his position.

Ayu stressed that such calls are coming from political amateurs who lack a basic understanding of PDP’s principles. The former senator asserted that he was elected by Nigerians and members of the opposition party to that exalted position based on PDP’s guidelines.

According to reports, after losing the PDP presidential primary to former Vice Presidential Atiku Abubakar (from Adamawa State); Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, outlined conditions for remaining within the party.

One of the reported conditions is that Ayu, who hails from Benue State, also in northern Nigeria, must resign.

But in his response, Ayu stressed that he will not resign because some people are not comfortable with having him around.

“I was voted as PDP national chairman to serve for four years, I am not even a year old on the position,” the former lawmaker said during an interview with BBC Hausa.

“Atiku’s victory at the national primaries has nothing to do with the party’s leadership; I was the bonafide winner of the election. We acted within the dictates of the PDP constitution.

“I have not violated any rules; in fact, I am working to bring reforms to the party. I am truly not bothered by the unnecessary controversy being generated,” Ayu maintained.

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