Trouble in APC as Prominent Party Chieftain Resigns From Position

Trouble in APC as Prominent Party Chieftain Resigns From Position

  • A chieftain of the Rivers state APC has resigned from his position in a letter dated Sunday, September 19
  • Chief Ogbonna Nwuke, who is the state's publicity secretary, said his decision was strictly personal
  • Nwuke's resignation is coming a few days after Imo state publicity secretary defected to the ruling party

Rivers - Chief Ogbonna Nwuke, the spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has resigned from his position.

Nwuke, breaking his silence on why he quit being the APC Rivers state publicity secretary, said the decision was strictly personal, The Nation reports.

Ogbonna Nwuke
The spokesman for the All Progressives Congress in Rivers state, Ogbonna Nwuke, has resigned his position. Photo credit: APC Rivers State
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In a letter dated Sunday, September 19, and forwarded to the leadership of the party, Nwuke expressed gratitude to the APC and his colleagues for their confidence to speak on behalf of the party.

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The Punch also confirming the report revealed Nwuke believes his assignment as the party spokesperson is done as it was time to concentrate on other things of great interest.

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According to him, he did everything to deliver on the mandate that he was given. He said:

“We believe that our assignment here has been done. We came at a time of great internal strife, when there was a strong need to effectively connect with the party’s many audiences."

Chika Nwoba: Ebonyi APC spokesman resigns after Umahi's defection

Recall that Chika Nwoba, Ebonyi APC spokesperson resigned from his position moments after Governor Dave Umahi formally announced his defection to the party.

The governor's defection to APC on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, was officially recognised by the ruling party household after months of speculations ridden by anxiety.

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But in a prompt response to the development, Nwoba, who is an APC chieftain in Ebonyi, said he is leaving his position because he cannot continue to work at the forefront with Umahi being the supreme leader of the party in the state after his defection.

Big blow for Imo PDP as spokesman dumps party, joins APC

Meanwhile, Hon. Ogu Bundu Nwadike, the state publicity secretary of Imo Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) defected from his party.

In a statement made available to, Nwadike is concluding plans to defect to the APC.

Nwadike in a resignation letter addressed to his former party's state chairman cited as "Personal" his reason for resigning from the party after due consultations with his family and mentors.


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