“We had information showing that His Majesty the King is not happy with the way Benkirane exploits the royal institution.” This statement said by Mustapha Bakkoury in a press conference of opposition parties in parliament Tuesday, May 5th is becoming a subject of political dispute between the government and the opposition. The statement came after the meeting that the opposition parties had with the royal counselors Fouad Ali El Himma and Abdellatif Menouni.
The declaration of Bakkoury sparked the ire of elected PJD. In the edition of Akhbar Al Yaoum of Thursday, May 7, said that Abdelilah Benkirane believes that the release of the Secretary General of PAM “is very serious” because “the king does not need the opposition to send its orientations “. “This is not serious and no one can accept that,” he added.
Al Massae of Thursday, May 7, said that Bouanou Abdellah, president of the parliamentary group of the PJD, wondered ironically “since when the Secretary General of PAM became spokesman of the palace to declare to the public opinion that His Majesty the King is not happy with the head of government. ” Bouanou described the Bakkoury of “daring” and “clear violation of institutions.” According to him, this attitude combines the monarchy to the political conflict.