Birnin Kebbi - Fresh crisis has erupted in Kebbi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as two Chairmen, Musa Ibrahim Dan’illela and Ali Bagudo have emerged as Chairmen of the party.
The two emerged following the conduct of two parallel elections to elected new state officers of the party.
The state congress of the party which was conducted by the Dan Illela faction was held at the Birnin Kebbi Race Course where Alhaji Musa Dan Illela, emerged as the chairman with 748 votes out of the total votes of 818 casted by delegates .
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At the same time also while the Dan Illela, faction was busy conducting its election at Race Course in Birnin Kebbi , the Ali Bagudo’s faction conducted their own at Gwadangaji where the delegates voted for Bagudo, as the party chairman.
The caretaker chairman, Ibrahim Shehu Gusau, sent by the national headquarters in Abuja to reconcile the warring factions and conduct the election could not attend any of the parallel election conducted by the two factions in view of the chaotic situation.
- News 24