Group gives Tambuwal 48 hours to declare stand on Buhari’s presidential ambition
A group has given the Sokoto state governor a 48-hour ultimatum to declare his stand on President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 ambition
– The All Progressives Congress (APC) Adalci Buhari Saka said Aminu Tambuwal must declare whether he is with President Buhari or not – The group also threatened further actions against the governor is his intention on the matter is not made known within the given time A group has called on the governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal, to declare his stand on President Muhammadu Buhari’s ambition to run for 2019 presidency. The group, under the auspices of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adalci Buhari Saka said Tambuwal must declare whether he is with President Buhari or not, Daily Trust reports. Speaking to journalists in Sokoto, the group said they will take further actions if the governor fails to make hi stand known on the matter. The group accusing Tambuwal of anti-party activities said, as a matter of urgency, the governor should be thoroughly investigated.
“We don’t understand his romance with the leading members of the opposition PDP which was widely publicized. He has a strong relationship with Governor Wike who is the perceived leader of the modern PDP and the national chairman of the party. He visits them and they come and visit him in Sokoto as well,” the group said. Speaking on the issue, the spokesperson of the group, Bashar Lawal, they will do all that is necessary if Tambuwal does not state his position within the slated ultimatum. Lawal said: “We are giving him 48 hours to declare whether he is with Buhari or not and if he fail to do so we will do what is necessary.”
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“But they keep blaming the federal government despite receiving successive funding as bailouts, Paris club refunds in addition to the regular monthly subvention from the federal government,” he said. Lawal also alleged that the Sokoto state governor was engagee din persecuting members of the defunct CPC. The group also cite the consfication of farmlands worth N300 million of the former gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of APC, Aliyu Sanyinna and the demolition of part of the school owned by their spokesperson, Bashar.
CRESTNEWSNG.com earlier reported that a coalition of Urhobo and Isoko youth group has promised to mobilise support for President Buhari’s 2019 presidential ambition. The youths also urged the president to ensure he runs for presidency come the next presidential election. The Coalition of Urhobo and Isoko Youths said the president deserved to be reelected for a second term since he had the interest of all Nigerians at heart. ]