A former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, on Saturday blamed the crisis which had engulfed the Peoples Democratic Party after the presidential primaries on the party’s leadership.
According to him, it would be dangerous for PDP to ignore Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State as the 2023 election beckons.
He, therefore, called on the PDP national chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to resign if he cannot solve the crisis in the party.
Several calls, SMS and WhatsApp messages to the Special Assistant Media to Ayu, Simon Imobo-Tswam, and National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Debo Ologunagba, were not replied.
Bafarawa, however, told journalists that what people see as a crisis would be resolved with the ongoing reconciliation, adding that the 2023 presidency has moved beyond its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to PDP.
He was responding to the comments by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, who was quoted as saying that Atiku should have placated Wike after the primaries.
Bafarawa said, “This is a very serious issue which nobody can undermine but unfortunately the problem of this crisis is caused by the leadership of the party.