The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which is the largest opposition in Nigeria, may lose some of the states it governs in the 2023 general elections due to internal crises. Most of the internal crises border around alleged imposition by the incumbent governor, The Punch reported.
Some aggrieved members are reported not to have been satisfied with the outcome of the party’s primaries, and there are reported rifts between the party leaders and the incumbents. influential PDP chieftain gives powerful reason Before, in elections, the ruling party always have the upper hand because the incumbency factor plays a strong role in elections and candidates of such parties are often assured of victory.
This is because they relied on the influence of the party, coverage and funding to win.
Here is the list of states PDP may lose due to the internal crisis
Speaking on the crises in Delta and Rivers states, the national publicity of the PDP, Debo Ologunagba, said he was not aware of the disputes in the state. He added that the 2 state chapters of the party are waiting for the court judgement.