RIVERS APC MASS DEFECTION – A sign of things to come


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The APC in Rivers State have publicly denied ‎its members/members of the APC Legacy Parties that recently indicated real interest in joining the PDP. This to any normal fair minded person may be surprising, considering the role the Legacy Parties in Rivers State played in the creation of the APC. In response to a statement released by the newly appointed Rivers State APC Publicity Secretary; titled “PUBLISH DETAILS OF DEFECTORS WORKING FOR YOUR GOVERNORSHIP AMBITION” we want to clarify the following issues.
There is no “Tonye Princewill faction” in the PDP. The PDP remains one indivisible body. The Prince is yet to declare his ambition but has stated repeatedly that wide consultations are sought and all shades of opinion valuable. This enhances rather than dilutes that position.
The communiqué in question was released independently by verifiable leaders of the APC Legacy Parties‎ in Rivers State. They were on air and in the papers so any publicity secretary worth his salt should be able to locate his own members without our help. Hope this is not a case of #BringBackourMembers?
Ordinarily questions and concerns on the communiqué should not be directed to Prince Tonye Princewill, as he is not a signatory to the document neither is / was he a member of the ‎APC Legacy Parties. To clear all doubts however, and to help you do your job, supporting documents have been made available to the public.
Prince Tonye Princewill ‎having received the ORIGINAL communiqué and rather than be distracted by trivialities, is busy working with the PDP leadership on modalities to absorb the APC leadership and members of the APC Legacy Parties into the fresh and more digital PDP. The defection is in phases and is inclusive from top to bottom. This communiqué is a sign of things to come. APC would do well to read the writing on the wall. A ship without a captain spells doom. The smart workers have already left their posts.
If the likes of ‎Hon. Ogbirubu Erekosima, an Ex officio member of the former ACN with APC registration number RIV/AST/05007801; Hon Honest Oduomologhi a former ANPP stalwart from Abua Odual LGA, with APC registration number RIV/ABO/01001555; Norisia Pepple, former chairman ACN Opobo Nkoro LGA, former APC interim publicity secretary, with APC registration number RIV/OPN/07009584; Hon Tamunokuroma Jack, ANPP Akulga LGA chairman with APC registration number RIV/AKT/12120444; Pastor Emmanuel Ahamuefula with APC registration number RIV/AHE/13114702; and Madam Ibiduo Grace Johnbull, former ANPP State Woman leader, with APC registration number RIV/DEG/01000285, just to mention a few; who were staunch members of the APC Legacy Parties and key players in the setup of the APC in Rivers State can be publicly denied; then their sudden urge to join the PDP along with their multitude of followers and co-leaders comes as no surprise.

Statement issued by Wabiye Idoniboye-Obu, Personal Assistant – Media and Publicity

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