January 27, 2023



Group requires Bode George’s expulsion from PDP over Atiku

The Lagos state help teams for Atiku Abubakar/Okowa presidential marketing campaign has known as on the Nationwide Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) to expel former Deputy Nationwide Chairman of the celebration Chief Bode George from the celebration.

Addressing the press in Lagos, the coordinator of the group, Dr. Adetokunbo Pearse, accused Chief George of constantly working towards the emergence of a PDP governor within the state. 

He stated the G5 governors’ insistence that the Nationwide Chairman of the celebration,Senator Iyorchia Ayu, ought to resign is a decoy struggle focused on the presidential candidate of the celebration, Atiku Abubakar.

Pearse stated Chief George is set to create a disaster in Lagos state chapter of the PDP, in order to destabilise the celebration forward of the overall elections. 

In line with him, earlier this 12 months when Bode George couldn’t persuade the PDP governorship candidate within the state Dr Olajide Adediran (Jandor) to decide on his surrogate son, Rhodes-Vivour as his operating mate, Chief George allegedly suggested Rhodes-Vivour to decamp to Labour Get together, the place he’s the governorship candidate within the state.

“Unarguably, Chief Bode George’s anti-party actions have grow to be extra apparent. A couple of days in the past, exactly on Sunday, November 20, 2022, Chief Bode George at his Lugard Avenue residence, joined by his companions in crime, the G5 governors, declared that whereas he was open to supporting Lagos state senatorial, Home of Representatives and State Home of Meeting candidates, he was not disposed to help Atiku Abubakar for president nor would he help Jide Adediran for governor.

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“We regard this public denunciation for our presidential candidate as a calculated effort on Chief Bode George’s half to derail the 2023 marketing campaign for the Peoples Democratic Get together in Lagos State. It’s his willpower to break the celebration by decapitating the pinnacle of its marketing campaign that’s the presidential candidate of the celebration.

“Though the PDP members current at Chief Bode George’s present of disgrace on Sunday made it clear that Atiku Abubakar was their presidential candidate of alternative. We’re involved that Chief Bode George’s continued presence on the celebration, presents an actual menace to the success of our celebration in Lagos.

“For 20 years in 5 election circles, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019, Chief Bode George has been a unfavourable and divisive power in our physique politicking in Lagos State PDP. He has proven an excellent disregard for the structure of the celebration in addition to respect for the rule of regulation.

“Other than his failure to guide us to electoral victory in Lagos State, it has been alleged for a number of years, now that as a way to preserve his management place in Lagos PDP, he ensures that no person in PDP supercedes him by changing into Lagos State governor.

“Subsequently, to cease these violations and to provide Lagos PDP a good probability of victory within the forthcoming 2023 common election, we enchantment to you, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, the Nationwide Chairman of our nice celebration, to make use of your good workplace to serve Chief Bode George a discover of expulsion of membership from the Peoples Democratic Get together. We’ve positioned an analogous request to Chief Bode George’s ward chairman in Lagos Island Native Authorities Space.”

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