A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Musa Danmadami, has expressed palpable fear that the party congress in the state may not hold considering the order from the party’s headquarters.
Speaking exclusively with Newspot in Gusau, the state capital, the APC chieftain said that there has been palpable tension in the state following the rash decision to deny Zamfara APC supporters from performing their constitutional obligations.
“We can not say for sure the main problems but we believe that the problems must have arisen from the insecurity situation ravaging the so-called Shari’a state.
“Although it is a fact that there are serious factions bedevilling the party in the state but we are all aware that there are no political friends or political enemies.
“But I am advising party supporters not to take side with any political heavyweight because they can settle in Abuja, Kaduna or even overseas. I am aware that Nigeria politicians are not trustworthy in the system,” he said.
According to him, the party has a serious problem because the leader of the party, according to the constitution of the party, is Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle but former Governor Abdulaziz Yari does not want to be under him but wants to remain the leader of the party in the state.
“Governor Matawalle has his own candidates and former Governor Abdulaziz Yari also has his own candidates but the sharing formular remains the problem between them. And that remains the main reason why APC cannot settle in the state,” he said.
Alhaji Danmadami noted that the party in the state is in disarray following the power tussle in the state, pointing out that the former Governor may defect to another party if the problem was not resolved.
The APC chieftain maintained that the problem ravaging APC in the state may deny them of forming government in 2023, stressing that PDP was the original owner of Zamfara State but when the internal crisis started to rock the party in 1999, they lost power in the state.
“It was when the PDP lost control of the state in 1999 that made former Governor Ahmed Sank Yarima implement the political Shari’a to silence PDP in the state which rewarded him as he put fears into the minds of the people by amputating two people in the state,” he said.
He maintained that the party in the state may lose to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) come 2023, saying that the party has started having internal problems.