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One of the stalwarts and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Abia State, Hon Chiekwe Esiaga, has openly expressed displeasure with the state of affairs in Abia APy while openlu accusing the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma of attempting to hijack Abia APC to himself.
Addressing newsmen in Umuahia, Esiaga said, “Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State should be called to order on his ambition of annexing Abia to his State, as Abians will henceforth not entertain any further interference on our mater.”
Going further he said, “Uzodinma is using Ikechi Emenike to foment troubles in Abia APC, there were no congresses in Abia APC.
“Take it from me for the umpteenth time, Chief Ikechi Emenike does not have the electoral value that will ensure him victory in 2023 and I stand to be quoted.”
Esiaga who queried the merit in Senator Chris Adighije-led Reconciliation Committee for Abia, lamented that the committee was dominated by individuals loyal to Chief Ikechi Emenike.
He said APC may lose Abia in 2023 with Ikechi Emenike as the governorship candidate.
He informed the national office of APC that Dr Uche Ogah, the former minister of State for Mines and Steel was best positioned to win the State for APC, based on his spread and acceptability.
In another report, The opposition party in Imo State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that the administration of Governor Hope Uzodinma has approached its expiry date and must give way to a PDP led-administration while accusing it of sponsoring a protest in the state against them.
The opposition party alleged that the Imo State government through its sponsored protest is trying to hoodwink the people and divert attention from the woes and infamies of the wobbling regime.
In a statement signed by the Director-General, Imo PDP New Media, Collins Opurozor which was obtained by The Eastern Updates on Saturday, the PDP said as long as God is still on the throne, Imo people will overcome Uzodinma.