Court of Appeal sacks Aguma as Rivers APC caretaker committee chairman

Court of Appeal sacks Aguma as Rivers APC caretaker committee chairman

- A faction of the APC has reacted to the Court of Appeal ruling which sacked the Rivers state caretaker committee

- A chieftain of the party, Isaac Ogbobula has spoken about why the judgment is welcomed

- The politician alleges that some people are working against the interest of the party in Rivers state

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The Court of Appeal has sacked Igo Aguma as the chairman of the caretaker committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state.

The Isaac Ogbobula-led faction of the Rivers state APC described the judgment of the court as commendable, The Nation reported.

Court of Appeal sacks chairman of Rivers state APC caretaker committee
APC members attending a meeting in Abuja. Photo: @BuniMedia
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Ogbobula said the Tuesday, December 29, judgment has brought sanity to the party.

The party chieftain said:

“We hail Justices of the Court of Appeal for the erudite judgment delivered on Tuesday, particularly for restoring sanity and sending a clear message to lower courts to desist from unnecessarily meddling in the internal affairs of political parties.”

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Ogbobula stated that the court’s ruling has provided the opportunity for the party to move forward.

He called for dedicated APC members to salvage the party from what he called mercantile politicians, This Day reported.

The party chieftain said:

“We must start to interrogate the policies, programmes and activities of state, and invariably the application of state resources. The people must consciously resist a situation where one man runs the show…”

In another news report, the APC has broken silence on the alleged attempts to lure Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state to join the party, with the ruling side describing the speculations as mere "rumours."

Making this disclosure is the Abia state chairman of the party, Donatus Nwankpa, who said the issue of the governor "defecting or not joining APC is immaterial" to it.

Nwankpa said there were no moves for Ikpeazu to dump his party for the ruling train, maintaining that he is not ready "to join issues with the governor."

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