Niger crisis: PDP Govs knock Tinubu; reject military option

Governors chosen on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform have warned President Bola Tinubu against launching a military conflict with the Niger Republic over the military coup that overthrew the nation’s elected government.

According to Vanguard news, Bala Mohammed, the forum’s chairman and the governor of Bauchi State, made this statement while reading the communiqué of a meeting attended by PDP Governors Forum members, the party’s presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, and other stakeholders.

In response to the latest military coup in the nation, he said, “The meeting advised the President, Commander in Chief, and the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria not to enter any form of war with the Republic of Niger, rather, all tools of dialogue and diplomacy should be further employed.”

Regarding other topics covered during the meeting, Governor Mohammed said that attendees highlighted the necessity for party discipline and reiterated their stance of having no tolerance for sabotage and anti-party activity.

a statement stating “No individual or group of individuals will be allowed to undermine the unity of the party and its processes.”

The party leaders, he added, reaffirmed their dedication to repositioning and stabilising the party.

He declared that the healing and reconciliation process is moving forward and showing signs of success in order to achieve this.

He claimed that the gathering was a loud and clear indication that the PDP will continue to cherish its members’ loyalty and unity and would do so by rewarding them.

The statement continued, “All the Governors and organs of the party firmly support the PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, GCON, and the PDP Vice Presidential candidate, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, to rescue the stolen mandate in the tribunal and would do everything legal to achieve this.

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