RIVERS APC FACTION SUSPENDS AMAECHI, EXPELS GIADOM, SENATOR UCHENDU

Written by on December 22, 2020

THE CRISIS ROCKING THE RIVERS STATE CHAPTER OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) TOOK A NEW TWIST ON MONDAY AS A FACTION LOYAL TO SENATOR MAGNUS ABE ANNOUNCED THE SUSPENSION OF THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, ROTIMI AMAECHI, FROM THE PARTY.

THE FACTION LED BY IGO AGUMA ALSO SUSPENDED FACTIONAL CARETAKER COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN IN THE STATE, ISAAC OGBOBULA. THE OGBOBULA FACTION OF THE STATE CHAPTER OF APC IS LOYAL TO AMAECHI.

A FORMER DEPUTY NATIONAL SECRETARY OF THE PARTY,  VICTOR GIADOM AND SENATOR ANDREW UCHENDU WERE ALSO EXPELLED FROM THE PARTY.

THE PRO-AMAECHI FACTION HAD EARLIER SUSPENDED SENATOR MAGNUS ABE, IGO AGUMA, LIVINGSTONE WECHIE, WOGU BOMS AND ALL CARETAKER COMMITTEE LEADERS INAUGURATED BY AGUMA.

AGUMA, IN A STATEMENT SIGNED BY HIS MEDIA ADVISER, LIVINGSTONE WECHIE, ALSO SAID THE APC HAD WRITTEN TO THE RIVERS STATE ELECTORAL COMMISSION (RISIEC) TO DECLARE ITS READINESS TO PARTAKE IN THE FORTHCOMING LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTION IN THE STATE.

ACCORDING TO AGUMA, DECISION WAS TAKEN AT AN EXTRAORDINARY EXECUTIVE MEETING HE PRESIDED OVER IN PORT HARCOURT, THE STATE CAPITAL.


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