As you read this, the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party consequently of President Jonathan's second term ambition might have claimed another casualty. The newest, in accordance with an internal source, may be the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio, as his secret ambition has finally turn out open.
Inside sources within the nation's seat of power informed THE INK newspaper that Nigeria's first lady and wife of the President, Dame Patience Jonathan descended ferociously on Akpabio at the Presidential Villa in Abuja recently, accusing him to be a cog in the wheel of the method to eliminate the crisis in the PDP.
Based on the source, a visibly angry Patience Jonathan shouted at the Governor and asked him why he's busy deceiving her husband, President Jonathan.
She was said to have told Governor Akpabio point blank he should stop masquerading himself before her husband as a peacemaker and focus on his now revealed Vice Presidential ambition.
Reports reaching the First Lady, the source continued, have confirmed that Governor Akpabio's treachery and search for his Vice Presidential ambition is in charge of the failure of the reconciliation process in the party and among the reasons the G7 Governors have ditched the party.
It had been further revealed that the First Lady accused the Governor to be on a mission to destroy Jonathan for his selfish interest. She's said to have cited Akpabio's recent spate of private visits to leading traditional rulers and politicians in the North and the rest of Nigeria.
The President's wife is said to own told the Governor that she was conscious that Akpabio is employed by his own ambition while pretending to be employed by the re-election of the President. The source who spoke on strict confidentiality said a visibly embarrassed Akpabio was dumbfounded and broke down in tears.