Crisis hits APGA as guber aspirants in Imo threaten to start factional party

– APGA governorship aspirants in Imo state protested against the party’s National Working Committee )NWC

– The aggrieved members accused the leadership of the party of being weak

Governorship aspirants of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) have protested against the party for reportedly organising primary election where only two aspirants participated out of the 15 screened for the election.

The aspiranst threatened to start a factional party if the National Working Committee could not resolve the issue within 24 hours.

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According to an aspirant, Sam Amadi, who spoke to The Sun, said that the gubernatorial aspirants vying under APGA has resorted to taken a stand that would help the party out of its present crisis.

Amadi said the aspirants had already lost confidence in the State Working Committee (SWC) of the party and decided to come together to address the problem without recourse to the SWC.

He said: “The SWC is weak, they rely on what the national said, so we have decided to take our own fate in our own hands, ultimatum given to the NWC will expire this high, so we are meeting today, all the aspirants vying for any position.”

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NAIJ.com earlier reported that Unsatisfied with the conduct of the rather controversial primary in the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo, the former governor of the state, Ikedi Ohakim, who was an aspirant in the party, might defect to the Accord Party (AP).

Ohakim, speaking through his media director, Collins Ughala, said that he was angered by the election in which Araraume was said to have been the winner.

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Source: Naija.ng

Updated: October 11, 2018 — 10:35 am

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