Adamu Muazu, former national chairman of the
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he finds it
difficult to believe that ex-President Goodluck
Jonathan accused him of conspiracy in the 2015
In the book, ‘Against the Run of Play’, written by
Segun Adeniyi, chairman of THISDAY editorial board,
Jonathan alleged that Muazu worked against him in
“I felt really betrayed by the result from some
northern states. Perhaps for ethnic purposes, even
security agents colluded with the opposition to
come up with spurious results against me,”
“What happened was very sad not for me as a
person, but for our democracy. Take, for instance,
the PDP national chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu. I
believe he joined in the conspiracy against me. For
reasons best known to him, he helped to sabotage
the election in favour of the opposition.”
Reacting to the allegation in a post on his
Facebook page on Thursday, Muazu expressed
surprise that the former president could speak about
him in such manner.
“Ordinarily, I would have ignored the allegation that I
betrayed President Jonathan and my party, but
doing so could create the impression that I really
did,” he said.
“I find it difficult to believe that President Jonathan
would level such allegation against me. How can
one betray himself?
“As the then national chairman of the PDP, I have
been at the forefront of the presidential campaign
train. Those who are insinuating that I betrayed
President Jonathan and my party are being
economical with the truth.
“In the face of abuse, insult and open ridicule by
our friends and brothers we supported President
“In all sincerity, I gave my best and all to my party.
Those who blame us for not delivering maximum
votes to the former president in the north seem to
have forgotten that it is the people who vote.”