Kogi SDP Crisis: Alh. Muktar Atima receives Chairmen, SWC , Endorsement.
*Purported suspension of Chairman, exercise in futility*
Fourteen Local Government Party Chairmen of the Social Democratic Party and
Eight Members of the State Working Committee of the Party have passed a vote of Confidence on the leadership of the State Chairman of the Party, Alhaji Muktar Atimah.
The Party Chairmen and Members of the SWC made the endorsement at a meeting held in Lokoja and at the Central Senatorial District of the State at the weekend.
Speaking on behalf of the Party Chairmen, Johnson Ugbaje, the Party’s Chairman in Ibaji LGA, described the leadership of the State Chairman as one that has added value to the Party in the State.
He reiterated the position of the Party to Chairmen to supporting the ongoing restructuring of the Party in the State and at the National level. stressing that the decision of the party to suspend the former Secretary was ideal in order to reposition the party.
Also speaking at the Zonal Meeting held in Okehi LGA, Central Senatorial District of the State, Zubair Oyiwe who spoke on behalf of the eight Members of the SWC at the meeting, also passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the State Chairman, described the State Chairman as one who has offered purposeful Leadership, .
The members commended him for repositioning the Party for meaningful Impact in the State in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
Speaking at the various meetings, the State Chairman expressed satisfaction with the support of the Party Chairmen and the SWC, pointing out that the Party would not allow fifth columnists to infiltrate her ranks.
Alhaji Atimah described the SDP in the State as a party to beat in 2023, said following the repositioning of the Party in the State, mischief makers are making efforts to infiltrate her ranks.
He said the decision to replace the State Secretary of the Party stands, was done to safe guard the sanctity of the SDP in the National and at the State, expressed optimism that SDP would make outstanding Impact in the State.
He condemned the purported sack of the erstwhile chairman, describing the action as nothing but a figment of their imagination ,.which was null and of no effect.