The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has denied being behind the plot to sack Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State from office.
Gov. Al-Makura is facing impeachment threats from the PDP-dominated State House of Assembly. To this end, it was learnt that no fewer than 20 lawmakers met in Abuja on Tuesday evening to perfect the alleged plan.
It was also alleged that N1billion inducement package with support from the PDP and the Presidency is on the cards for any lawmaker that participates in the plot to impeach the governor, who is of the All Progressives Congress.
However, in its reaction to the allegation, the national publicity secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, challenged the governor and his associates to show proof that the PDP was behind the plot.
Besides, Metuh said the governor should face his lawmakers if there was any need for him to explain some of his actions and inactions.
Metuh stated: “People should be reasonable enough to know that there is a wide range of difference between the legislature and the executive; their roles are different even though complementary.
“The PDP has no business in Nasarawa Assembly’s move to impeach their governor, if at all; neither is the Presidency involved. What we have come to notice is that whenever an APC governor has crisis in his state, he cries foul to the rooftop; he accuses the PDP. I think it will do Nigerians a great service for the governor to either show evidence of the allegations or keep quiet.
“In the alternative, if there is need, the governor should face the state lawmakers to explain his actions and inactions; after all, his party claims to be a party of democrats and progressives, so they should allow the lawmakers to do their job, if any. They should count us out of their problems”, Metuh added.