As the All Progressives Congress, APC, prepared to conduct primaries in preparation for local government elections in the state, an aspirant of the party from Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Ibrahim Akut, has alleged a plot by selfish individuals within the party in the local government to arrest him for standing up against their dominance.
Akut made this known on Thursday while fielding questions from newsmen in Kagoro.
He stated that those planning to arrest him are bent on turning the party into a private business enterprise at the expense of the masses.
“Some persons in the APC are planning to arrest me for fighting against their selfishness and domineering attitude.
“But they must understand that this party belongs to all of us and not a one man show as it is currently.
“These people just want to corner everything to themselves and dictate everything that happens in Kaura but enough is enough,” he added
According to him, the APC has not won an election in Kaura since 2015 because of the activities of such individuals who are inimical to the progress of the party in the area.
He called on Gov. Nasir Elrufai to quickly intervene in the affairs of the APC in Kaura so as to enhance the chances of the party in the forthcoming Local government elections.
“We are calling on his Excellency, Governor Nasir Elrufai, to investigate the activities of these people and do something about it.
“Something most be done fast if we are going to stand a chance of turning around our electoral fortunes in this place,” he said
Akut also revealed that he had decided to drop out of the race and collapse his structure for the aspiration of Aso Nehemiah Sunday.
He maintained that he believes in the capacity of Sunday to move the party and the local government to greater heights.
Akut commended his supporter for their understanding and their unflinching support, noting that he was ready to work for the people of Kaura but was denied resources.” Akut added.