Niger Alleges Plot To Silence Governor Aliyu



The Niger State Government has alleged the of a plot to silence Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu over his recent comment on the 2015 presidential election.

specifically claimed that some hawks in Abuja have concluded arrangements to print posters with Governor Aliyu’s portrait and a message of 2015:Vote Babangida Aliyu for President, thereby pitting against the party which has placed an embargo on campaign for the presidency.

A statement by Governor Aliyu’s Chief Press Secretary, Danladi Ndayebo further alleged that some media houses have been commissioned to write negative reports against Aliyu as part of a grand design to discredit and the state government.

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But the statement said Aliyu is a law abiding member of the PDP and is very much aware of the party directive to members not to commence campaign for the 2015 presidential election yet.

“For the avoidance of doubt, Governor Aliyu has not declared for the presidency.If anything, he is at the moment focused on on the mandate given to by the people of Niger State and would not distracted,” the statement said.

Aliyu said God is the ultimate decider of who becomes what, just as he cautioned Nigerians to wary of persons who may want to discredit others for selfish gains.

Aliyu said he remains committed to his present assignment and would not distracted by any devious plot by mischief makers.

He reiterated his commitment to the ongoing efforts at -engineering the state to achieve its vision of becoming one of the top three most developed state economies by the year 2020.


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