- The rivers state chapter of the ruling APC has reacted to the has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of waging war against the party by his signing of Executive Order 21 which restricts the use of public schools for campaigns
- In a statement by its publicity secretary, the party noted that Wike is afraid of what the APC is capable of doing in the state, ahead of the 2023 polls
- The party however hinted at a simpler way to woo electorates during the forthcoming general elections
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has maintained that the fear of the party is responsible for the signing of Executive Order 21 by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Darlington Nwauju, the Rivers APC publicity secretary made this disclosure through a statement.
He noted that the popularity of the party is the reason why many political parties are filing different suits against the APC to stop the party from participating in the 2023 general elections.
The publicity secretary of the APC in Rivers state, further stated that the APC will adopt a different approach to woo electorates during the 2023 general elections, Rivers Mirror confirmed.
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2023: “We’ll not be discouraged”, APC reacts as court sacks all its candidates in Rivers, reveals next move
The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), has stated that it would not be discouraged by the court judgement sacking all its candidates in the 2023 general elections.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, on Tuesday, October 25, annulled the primary elections that produced candidates of the APC for elective offices in the state.
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However, the chairman of the APC in the state, Emeka Beke, while reacting to the court judgement, enjoined members of the party not to lose hope in the move to take over leadership of the state.
Rivers APC crisis heightens as Senator Magnus Abe dumps party
Meanwhile, Legit.ng recalls that the crisis in the Rivers APC made Senator Magnus Abe leave the party.
The former lawmaker made his decision known on Wednesday, July 20, via a statement issued by his spokesperson, Parry Benson. Senator Abe, however, noted his undoubted loyalty to the party's presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, stating that he will remain loyal and supportive of his course to becoming the president of Nigeria in 2023.
Abe went on to pick the governorship ticket of the SDP in Rivers state.