Nigeria's President and candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan speaks with a campaign aide during a rally in Kano, Northern Nigeria, on January 21, 2015 . The February 14 vote is expected to be close-run, with the possibil ~ AMINU ABUBAKAR
Abuja - Following the resignations of the party’s National Chairman, Adamu Mu’azu and Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Tony Anenih, President Goodluck Jonathan has taken over the party’s structure to spearhead its much touted reformation, reports The Nation.
Jonathan’s move is to checkmate the activities of governors elected under the party platform.
Although, Mu’azu cited health grounds as the reason for his resignation, credible sources within and outside the Presidential Villa disclosed that his resignation was orchestrated by President Jonathan.
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The President has also be fingered in the resignation of Anenih.
Jonathan was alleged to have asked the two leaders to resign so that he would reorganise the party after becoming BoT Chairman.
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