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Politics - April 8, 2019

NASS Leadership: You Can’t Control APC By Fiat, Chieftain Tells Tinubu

By Michael Paul

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano and a staunch political associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Abdulmajid Danbilki Commander, has described Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a dictator using excessive fiat in dictating the new leadership of the National Assembly.
In a press statement in Kano, Commander said it was high time for northern politicians to begin to detach themselves from acceding to Tinibu’s dictatorial tendency of making notable northern politicians subservient to his whims and caprices adding that the APC has greatly suffered under his capricious design.
According to him, Tinubu as a politician had forgotten the way and manner the northern part of the country fought some maverick politicians to a stand-still, stressing that it would be fool hardy for politicians in the north to play second fiddle in the present democratic dispensation
He wondered why northern politicians should allow Tinubu to dictate the tune of northern politics at the expense of those who had fought tooth and nail in making the APC formidable positing that the rot that had permeated the party in the past as a result of leadership crisis could be partly attributed to his dictatorial permutations.
He said northern politicians would no longer be used as cannon-fodders in promoting the egocentric postulations of a certain politician , since they were at an ample liberty to discern what is politically expedient pointing out that in an ideal democratic setting , the will of an individual must not be allowed to surpass the collective interest of those having a stake in the polity.
Commenting on the present tussle for the leadership of the upper and lower chamber of the National Assembly, the APC Chieftain however stated that the will of the majority must be allowed to prevail against the primordial interest of certain individual stressing that imposing leaders on the two legislative chambers at the instance of Tinibu would be counter productive.

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