Northern groups back Gov. Babangida, threaten to expose ‘top govt. sponsor’ of AYF



Ripples have continued  over the call by Arewa Youth Forum ,AYF  on Governor  Babangida Aliyu of Niger state to step down from his position as the chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum  .In fact two groups met in Kaduna to denounce the AYF .

Even more, Nothern Emancipation Network and and Arewa Youth Parliament in a statement after their Kaduna meeting expressed support for Governor Aliyu. The groups also threatened to expose top government interest they accuse of sponsoring  the AYF

Thes development confirms Newsdiaryonline report earlier of disquet over the attack on Babangida. Whether this may be a prelude to mudslinging in the months ahead as northern interest groups battle to control the poltical turf ahead of the 2015 presidential race remains to be seen.It would now however seems  that youth groups are becoming pawns in the hands of northern political heavyweights.

Read the statement by  two northern groups today: