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Agbaso Denies APC Links, Describes Report As ‘Baseless’

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The Chairman of the Peter Obi Presidential Campaign Council in Imo State and a Chieftain of the Labour Party, Chief Martin Agbaso has declared that he has no intention to rejoin the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) contrary to widespread reports.

This followed a report that Chief Agbaso had concluded plan to defect to APC after he disassociated himself from the campaign team of the LP governorship candidate in the state, Athan Achonu.

But Agbaso, former governorship candidate of the Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the state, rubbishing the report linking him to APC, describing it as false and baseless.

Agbas who spoke to reporters yesterday said he remained a committed member of the LP.

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He disclosed that his decision to withdraw his membership of the party’s governorship candidate campaign team in the state was because he was not consulted prior to being enlisted for the job.

In a release issued by his Principal Secretary, Speed-well Emeka Onyewuotu, Agbaso described inclusion of his name in the list without prior consultation as ‘reckless and display of gross irresponsibility on the part of Athan Achonu’s Campaign team.’

The release reads ‘It has come to our attention that Ochoudo Martin Agbaso’s name was included in Athan Achonu’s campaign council list without any prior consultation or authorization.

‘This action is not only reckless but also displays gross irresponsibility on the part of Athan Achonu’s campaign team.

‘At this critical juncture, it is imperativeto underscore that Ochoudo Martin Agbaso, along with his Fix Imo Organization, has not reached any decision on the candidate to support, or determined the specific role they intend to play in the upcoming November Governorship election in Imo State.

‘Our leader, Ochoudo Martin Agbaso, will among the array of candidates from all political parties, support the candidate that is considered most credible and capable of delivering excellence to the people of Imo at this time, and he will make that decision public in the coming days.

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