Some prime leaders of The Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP paid a go to to former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, in his Abuja residence on Tuesday, August 31 following reviews of his plans to hitch the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC.
The performing Nationwide Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, Yemi Akinwonmi led a delegation of get together leaders consisting of Daisi Akintan, former caretaker secretary of the PDP within the South-West and the secretary of ex-officio discussion board and a member of the Nationwide Govt Committee, Mrs Helen Taiwo, to go to Jonathan.
The three-member staff met with the previous President behind closed doorways, Punch reviews, including that the go to was designed to acquaint Jonathan with present happenings inside the get together and search his recommendation on how greatest to seek out an amicable answer to the disaster.
Based on the publication, a supply aware of the assembly mentioned; “The South West staff had been with the previous President to attraction to him to not abandon the get together.
“In addition they appealed to him to indicate greater than a passing curiosity within the affairs of the get together by turning into extra actively concerned within the actions of the get together. The previous President assured the staff that he wouldn’t abandon the get together.”
This comes after a chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Social gathering, NNPP, Barr. Olusegun Bamgbose, mentioned that former President Goodluck Jonathan will defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC, quickly.
Bamgbose informed Day by day Put up: “The carrot they’re dangling at him Is the opportunity of handing over the APC presidential ticket to him. Jonathan has agreed in precept to cross over to APC earlier than January 2022, he mentioned quoting an insider within the former President’s camp.
“He has been brainwashed by some APC stalwarts that he’s probably the most certified Southerner to take over from Buhari, having honorably accepted defeat in 2015.
“They’ve been in a position to persuade him that it’s time for payback for what he did in 2015.
“Because of this Jonathan has not been displaying any curiosity within the inner squabbles in his get together, the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP.
“Different issues being equal, Jonathan will cross over to APC with a Governor, Senator to persuade the APC that he’s nonetheless politically related.
“APC has plans to unsettle PDP so as to politically neutralize them in opposition to 2023. It’s most certainly that the PDP will break into factions quickly.”