Violence Disrupts APC Ward Congress In Oyo, Imo

10 May, 2018, 00:20 | Author: Joshua Bennett
  • Governor Nyesom Wike

Some stakeholders in the Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Monday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crises rocking the party at the state level.

Suleiman Hunkuyi (APC Kaduna North) had separately told newsmen that the congresses did not hold in any part of the state.

"Why did the 7 member state election committee decided not to report to the state in good time to enable it to make adequate arrangement for the Congress, but reported on Friday evening, just a few hours to the Congress?", he asked.

"The APC State Congress Committee in a very frustrating outing gave our members the Nomination Forms for only Two Local Governments out of 23 LGs around 3:55 a.m and that was at the wee hours of the Congress date of 5th May, 2018".

Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina south senatorial district have described the ward congresses conducted on Saturday as a jamboree, calling for fresh elections. You can see that the congresses were peaceful.


"We are going to tell Abuja that we rejected this panel and that another independent panel should be constituted to come and do congress in Cross River".

Reacting, the State Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mr. Chris Finebone, said though the former governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, had made it clear that he would not support Abe's governorship ambition, such position did not mean that he (Amaechi) disliked the lawmaker.

Daily Trust reports that Okorocha took the action, despite the state chairman of the party, Hilary Eke and the state organising secretary, Clement Chijioke Anozie, rating the exercise as successful in all the 305 wards in the 27 LGAs of the state.

According to him, "It will be shameful if any delegates' list and elected people come out of last Saturday's exercise in Cross River when result sheets and other materials are in safe custody of the police. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi said; he said he would not support Senator Magnus Abe's governorship ambition", Finebone stressed.

Recommended:



Popular

Blanchett thinks #MeToo will take time to bring change in Hollywood
Cannes blocked Netflix from attending, by mandating that all films in competition must have theatrical distribution in France. Fremaux asserted that the festival is doing its best to improve the gender ratio in its selections and committees.

Takeda, Shire agree on $62 billion takeover deal
Shire shareholders will own 50% of the enlarged group following the deal, which is expected to complete in the first half of 2019. Acquiring the Shire will add another wing to the Takeda Pharma which is rare-disease treatments , or "orphan drugs".

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja are married now
Producer Boney Kapoor was also seen posing with daughter Anshula Kapoor outside the wedding venue of Sonam and Anand. In the evening, the couple will throw a post-wedding bash for their near and dear ones and friends from the industry.

Gmail for iPhone updated with Snooze Feature and Ability to Send Money
Since it's context-aware, if it's Friday you'll get " Have a great weekend! " as a suggested closing phrase. After the new Gmail is active, go back to Settings - General - and scroll down to " Experimental Access ".

Ryan Reinstates House Chaplain After Uproar From Lawmakers
In an appearance in Milwaukee last week, Ryan said: "This was not about politics or prayers, it was about pastoral services". The chaplain is elected by the full House and Democrats said Ryan does not have the power to fire him.

The wonderful collection of fan footage from Cardiff City's promotion celebrations
You knew you'd get criticised at times in certain games, but you can only work with what you've got. The biggest shock of the day results-wise was Wolves' defeat to bottom side Sunderland 3-0.

Chelsea's dogged defensive display in vital win exposes chinks in Liverpool's armour
Chelsea host Huddersfield, who held champions Manchester City to a barren draw, on Wednesday. We have to try, though. "We're putting pressure on the teams that stay ahead of us".

Bandits kill 45, burn village in Kaduna
At least 45 bodies were recovered from the fields of Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna province in northern Nigeria. Some bodies were mutilated. "Survivors of the attack mostly women are now at Doka district".

Barcelona v Real Madrid: What Messi did to referee Hernandez - Sergio Ramos
Barca were reduced to 10 men after Sergi Roberto was shown a straight red card after he appeared to slap Real defender Marcelo. Rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid showed Sunday that they don't need titles at stake to produce a thrilling game of football.

Trump could defy Mueller subpoena: Lawyer
But Conway said during an interview with CNN's " State of the Union " that she is also not aware of any additional payments. That type of arrangement is " very common among celebrities and people of wealth", he said in a subsequent message.