*threaten court action
Some aspirants jostling to replace North-east former Vice chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Engr. Babachir Lawal, have accused the National Secretary of the party Mai Mala Buni of singlehandedly imposing a candidate contary to zoning arrangement on them.
They have, however, threatened to approach the court of the decision is not reversed.
Recall that the former National Vice Chairman fromthe North-east BD Lawal, left the office when he git appointed as the nation’s Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF)
In a petition made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja, titled “complaint on the brazen abuse of due process and injustice in the nomination for the replacement of the National Vice Chairman North-east,” dated 23rd June, 2017, addressed to the APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, and signed by the aggrieved aspirants from Adamawa; which inclued Hon. Umar Duhu, Usman Iya-Abbas and Umar Sanda Sani, demanded “for the relieve of the National Secretary from handling or interfering with the processes of nomination or election into the office of the National Vice Chairman Northeast and any other position created tbereof in the North-east zone.”
The aggrieved aspirants also asked the National Chairman “to investigate forthwith and sanction appropriately the National Secretary for his involvement in smuggling in the name of Mustapha Salihu as the sole nominee for the pisition of the National Vice Chairman, North-east and for abusing due process and rule of kaw by skewing out the members of the National Working Committee from involvement in the process.
“That, after seven days of our letter, tne National Chairman refuses to act: we shall be left with no option than to challenge the processes in the law court.”