Former Governor of Adamawa State, Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd), has advised the All Progressives Congress to address the controversial elongation of the tenure of its national chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun and other executives. Naija news Learnt
Niaja News had earlier reported Nyako saying that the crisis in the ruling party might affect it in 2019.
Nyako, who was addressing thousands of party faithful in Yola posited that only fairness, legality, justice and rule of law could sustain the APC ahead of next year’s polls. He urged the APC leadership to retrace its steps before it’s too late.
that Nyako who had temporarily relocated to Abuja after his impeachment was given a rousing reception in Yola by All Progressives Congress faithful also paid a sympathy visit to the family of the deceased first civilian governor of the state, Alhaji Saleh Michaka before addressing his supporters who he assured of his imminent return to the state to continue active local politics. Naija News gathered
The former governor said the only way to tackle the lingering crises within APC over tenure elongation for Oyegun and other states’ executives is to organise a convention, noting that anything contrary to this would be an exercise in futility.
According to him, if the right step is not taken urgently, APC may end up becoming a spectator instead of participant in the 2019 elections. He advised the party to learn from the collapse of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He also affirmed his confidence in the Asiwaju Bola Tinubu reconciliation committee to which he belongs, adding that the committee has all it takes to put the party on the right track. Naija News understands