- A strong ally of Rotimi Amaechi, the former minister of transportation, Chukwuemeka Eze, has hinted that the former governor of Rivers state might join the PDP
- Eze then claimed that the presidential candidate of the APC, Bola Tinubu, his campaign team and the leadership of the ruling Party should all be blamed if Amaechi leaves the party
- The Amaechi's ally was speaking in the background of the rumour that the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, could be wooing the former minister
Port Harcourt, Rivers - Chukwuemeka Eze, a prominent leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and strong ally to Rotimi Amaechi, the former minister of transportation, has said, Bola Tinubu should be blamed if Amaechi resigns from the party.
Eze was speaking in the background of a report claiming that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, might be romancing Amaechi, The Punch reported.
Why Amaechi could join the PDP - Strong ally reveals
Recall that Eze has been recently outspoken about Amaechi and said that if Amaechi decides to join the PDP, Tinubu, the party's presidential candidate, should be blamed.
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He alleged that the presidential campaign team and the ruling party's leadership should all be blamed should the former minister leave the APC.
“If Amaechi decides to rejoin PDP, it may not be of his own making but due to the acts and attitude of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and managers of his campaign team coupled with the new style of leadership of those currently running APC,” Eze said.
Powerful APC leader reveals number of new ministers Amaechi influenced their nominations
Legit.ng earlier reported that one of the founding members of APC in Rivers state, Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed that the former minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, influenced two ministers' nominations.
According to Eze, the nomination of Udi Odum and Okon Umana has the backing of the former governor of Rivers state.
Eze added that Amaechi has hands in the reappointment of Henry Ugboma as the chief medical director (CMD) of the University of Port Harcourt.
The founding member of the APC in Rivers state also commended the former minister for participating in the APC presidential primaries, adding that it is one of the reasons he received heroic reception from the party's faithful in Port Harcourt.