Skip to main content

APC in Imo State Divided


The rift in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state has further deepened on Sunday, March 18, when its principal officers in the state, national organizing secretary, Osita Izunaso; senators Ifeanyi Araraume and Benjamin Uwajiumogu stormed out of a meeting. Punch gathered that the closed-door meeting held at Concorde Hotel in Owerri, was still ongoing when the three party chieftains Stormed out midway.
The meeting which was held “amidst tumultuous atmosphere from party faithful who had accompanied their leaders” and that it lasted for about two hours and 30 minutes and presided over by the state chairman, Hillary Eke.
The meeting, was allegedly boycotted by Governor Rochas Okorocha, who was reported to have insisted on a separate venue. The party’s publicity secretary in the state, Nwabueze Oguchienti, told journalists that at the meeting, issues bothering on internal democracy, the proposed local government election in June, 2018, and the party primary elections later in 2018 were discussed. “The meeting reached resolutions on internal democracy, discipline, peace and unity of the party. We want to position our party ahead of party primary,” Oguchienti said. 

While Senators Izunaso, Araraume and Uwajiumogu did not speak about what transpired, the deputy governor of the state noted that it was the first SEC meeting of the party and that members are urged on massive mobilisation drive. The report quoted the deputy chief of staff to the governor, Kingsley Uju, as saying Okorocha was out of the country adding that those who stormed out did not mean well for the party.



Source: Punch

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

HOW GLOBAL LEADERS AND ENTREPRENEURS ARRIVED FOR HIVE AFRICA GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAM IN NIGERIA + ALBUM

Nigeria is once again hosting the 5th edition of the Hive Africa Global Leaders Program and is at Lilygate Hotel, Lekki, Lagos. It began yesterday evening at 1600 hours (Nigerian time).

Kunle Lawal FCT Senatorial Candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria Spreads Love

I, Kunle Lawal The FCT Senatorial Candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria for The Love of the Capital and My Country would make this Service Pact to you, My Constituents of Abuja.


INFORMATION MINISTER, KOJO OPPONG NKRUMAH, LINDA IKEJI & JENNY CHISOM SET FOR MAIDEN GHANA BLOGGERS SUMMIT

Jenny Chisom Opara, CEO Login Bloggers Africa and Convener of Bloggers Gala and Awards, Nigeria and Men Empowerment Blogger have been announced among speakers for the 2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit to be hosted at the SB Incubator from November 1st to 2nd 2019.



She will join Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Ghana's Minister for Information and Nigerian famous blogger, Linda Ikeji who have also been announced to deliver the keynote addresses at the much anticipated summit.