BREAKING: Former Governor Obiano Dumps APGA for APC? Fact Emerges

BREAKING: Former Governor Obiano Dumps APGA for APC? Fact Emerges

  • The immediate past governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano, has dismissed the report of planning to join the APC
  • Obiano reiterated his commitment to APGA, adding that he shared and propagated the principles and ideology of the party
  • The former governor then called on his success, Charles Soludo, to fulfil the promise of paying the entitlements of his appointees

Awka, Anambra - Willie Obiano, the former governor of Anambra state, has denied the report that he was planning to leave the All Progressives Congress (APC) to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).

According to TheCable, the chairman of the APC in Anambra state, Basil Ejidike, earlier said that the former governor would be joining the party soon.

Willie Obiano/Charles Soludo/APGA/APC/Anambra State/Southeast
Former Governor Obiano denies dumping APGA for APC Photo Credit: Willie Obiano, Charles Soludo
Source: Twitter

Former Governor Obiano dismisses rumour of joining APC

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But the spokesperson to the former governor, Tony Nezianya, in a statement on Tuesday, November 14, said that the dedication and loyalty of Obiano to APGA was never in doubt.

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Nezianya said the former governor has been a strong advocate of the principles and ideologies of APGA, "worked tirelessly to promote its agenda,” and has continued to ensure the success of the party even after he left the office.

He then clarified that he had no plan to leave the APGA, nor did he plan to join another plan.

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The statement reads in part:

“I have no plan now or in future to leave the party. There is misguided speculation in a section of the media that I plan to jump ship.”

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Obiano then called on Governor Soludo of Anambra state to fulfil the promise to pay the allowance for the disengagement of all his political appointees. According to the former governor, the promise was made at the point of departure in Aguleri.

APGA guber aspirant in Enugu found dead, 4 days after abduction earlier reported that the APGA candidate in the March 18 governorship election in Ebonyi state, Chief Dons Udeh, has been found dead, 4 days after he was declared missing.

Udeh, who was a former secretary of the PDP in the state, was reportedly abducted by some unknown gunmen on Saturday.

On Tuesday, the dead body of the politician was found around the 9th-mile area of Enugu State.


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