My Comments on RUGA Personal, Says PDP BOT Chairman


Chuks Okocha in Abuja

The chairman Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jubrin, Sunday said that his comment on the controversial RUGA policy should be seen as a position of a Fulani leader and not in the context of his position as the chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees.

Moreover, he said that his party, the PDP had not taken any position on the controversial RUGA policy and therefore he had not controverted any position of his party.

Senator Walid Jubrin’s position on RUGA had attracted condemnations from the Ohaneze Ndigbo, the Middle Belt Elders Forum and the Yoruba Pan Cultural Group, Afenifere.

But reacting Sunday at a press conference, the PDP BoT Chairman said, “First and foremost, Nigerians should realize that I am a full-blooded Fulani, the Sarkin Fulani of Nasarawa state, an elder statesman and an industrialist. I have over two million Fulani people under me who look up to me as their…

Source: Thisday Newspaper