By usman Haruna
The just concluded peoples democratic party kebbi state congress is far from being democratic as it has fallen short of democratic process, the conduct of election was indication that the party is yet to learn its lesson that caused it entire seats during the 2015 general elections.
The congress that streched to mid night was Marred by huge irregularities as delegates belonging to Musa Ibrahim Dan illela the hot contender were denied voting rights due new list that was brought in the hall which contradicts the initially agreed to be used by the mother party,
According to Musa his agent rejected the result as it far from genuine therefore the counting of the result was done in his agent’s absence.
He added that imposition of candidate remain the attitude of the party”I will seek redress from the mother party and other lawful means”he called on followers to remain calm and law abiding as due process continues.
However pundit say the current leadership of the party cannot make a head way as far as victory is concerned,the recent incidence has further dim the chances of reclaiming kebbi,many are of the view that governor Bagudu will have a smooth ride to 2019 elections as the present leadership of the lack the know how to revive the dying party in the state.
It remains to be seen how the party will stand with a shaky foundation, the town of birnin kebbi were shocked and the public mood is of despair.