Buhari’s Meeting With PDP, APC To Derail Democracy – Shendam

President Muhammadu Buhari (R) receiving State Governors during their goodwill visit to him at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday (25/8/17). 04534/25/8/2017/Ibrahim Sumaila/ BJO/NAN

President Muhammadu Buhari’s meeting with the leaders of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) is an attempt to derail democracy.

The National Chairman of New Generation Party of Nigeria, Yakubu Shendam, made this known on Sunday.

Shendam, who is the newly elected National Publicity Secretary of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), wondered why Buhari failed to invite other political parties, numbering over 40, to the meeting.

“The secret meeting between the two political parties is a clear indication that APC and PDP are birds of the same feather,” he said.

“We are consulting to seek redress in court over the unholy alliance of the APC and PDP to share states ahead of the 2019 elections.

“Clearly, the disposition of the national chairmen of the PDP, Ahmed Makarfi and John Odigie-Oyegun, at the Presidential Villa says it all that the internal fighting between Sheriff and Makarfi’s faction was a struggle for who to superintend over the sharing formula.

“We find the decision to call a secret meeting between the APC and the PDP undemocratic, unreasonable and suspicious. We, therefore condemn it in its entirety.”

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