An All progressives Congress (APC) chieftain has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is running Nigeria with a divided party. The chieftain Charles Idahosa who was a former commissioner of information said the APC under the leadership of John Oyegun is weak. Idahosa speaking with Independent newspaper said Nigerians need to under that the APC is currently divided.
He said: “How do you explain a situation where APC as the ruling party has majority in the National Assembly yet it could not influence who became Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives?”
“The people the party wanted lost out in both chambers and a member of the opposition (Ike Ekweremadu) is Deputy Senate President today. From this, you can see that the leadership of the APC has failed us woefully. We have not been able to put our house in order. But I don’t think the president has chosen to remain silent on the report. Very soon, I am sure action will be taken on it. “We have a situation where Dino Melaye, an APC senator from Kogi state is fighting the state governor, another APC member to a standstill and the party cannot move in and call them to other. It is very embarrassing. We will only be deceiving ourselves if we say the party is not divided.
“The APC is in tatters and the leadership is so weak. Look at the issue of Timi Frank, the deputy national publicity secretary. The national publicity secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed became a Minister, everyone expect his deputy to have taken over from him but they went and brought another man (Bolaji Abdullahi) as his replacement.
NGM.com earlier reported that a former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode had appealed to an ex-vice president, Atiku Abubakar, to return to the Peoples Democratic Party. Fani-Kayode while making the appeal said the APC is a dying party and is in disunity. He also called on the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, to also return to the