The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe State at the weekend said that the destruction caused by what it termed misrule in the state in the last 17 years was worse than the harm caused by the Boko Haram insurgency.
Yobe is one of the Northeast states affected by insurgency.
A former Minister of Police Affairs and PDP candidate in the April 11 governorship election in the state, Adamu Maina Waziri, who led a delegation of party chieftains from Yobe on a courtesy visit on the party’s national chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff, in Abuja said, “We have two insurgency in Yobe; we have the Boko Haram insurgency, which is criminal, but we have political insurgency of misrule of Gov. Ibrahim Geidam of APC.
“If Nigerians are blaming PDP for 16 years of misrule, we PDP of Yobe are blaming ANPP/APC for 16 years of misrule. If there is change, we will start the change from Yobe”.
Mr. Waziri noted that PDP was on a journey to redeem itself so that it can reclaim its lost glory, saying “If we do the right thing just as we have started, I assure you that the seat we won 1999, we can still win it back”.
Earlier, Sheriff gave assurance that he would be in Yobe to ensure all aggrieved members of the party are appeased and brought back to the PDP fold.