- Enugu APC chairman, Ben Nwoye, says former Senate president, Ken Nnamani, is not proud to be a member of the ruling party
- Nwoye accuses Nnamani of failing to address allegations that he is siding with the opposition ahead of the general election
Ben Nwoye, the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state, has accused a former Senate president, Ken Nnamani, of siding with the opposition ahead of the general election.
Nwoye said he had been proved right by his claims that the former Senate president who serves as the APC presidential council director south region was not proud to be a member of the ruling party, Vanguard reports.
“In any case, respect in a party is earned through responsible membership and not by fiat. If the party doesn’t feel the impact or imprint of such a high profile personality, would it be wrong for the party to say so? We assure Senator Nnamani of our respect at all times, subject to his being an exemplary party man,” Nwoye said.
The APC chairman stated that he has at no time insulted Ken Nnamani, or spoke in a manner that would suggest insult against the former Senate president.
Nwoye said that by failing to address allegations that he was siding with the opposition, Nnamani had proved that he was not proud to be a member of the APC.
Meanwhile, former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of violating the constitution and the Electoral Act 2010, by allegedly deploying state resources and apparatuses for the 2019 presidential campaign.
The Punch reports that Atiku, in a statement on Thursday, January 10, by his media adviser, Paul Ibe, said the alleged action was contrary to the claims of Buhari and the APC of not abusing state resources.
Legit.ng gathered that he said the national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, had in December 2018, warned incumbent office holders against using state resources for campaigns, or deploying same against opponents.
Atiku, however, noted that the Buhari administration and the APC had allegedly been illegally using state resources to their advantages for the election.
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