The Nationwide Working Committee of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has insisted that Mr. Edozie Njoku shouldn’t be a member of the social gathering and neither the Nationwide Chairman of APGA.
Edozie Njoku is the factional Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA.
Celebration chieftain Victor Oye and Njoku have been at loggerheads, coupled with litigations difficult the authenticity of the Oye-led present Nationwide Working Committee of the social gathering.
A press assertion signed by the APGA Nationwide Authorized Adviser, Barrister Sly Ezeokenwa, described Njoku and supporters as marauders who have been neither members of APGA nor elected to carry any place within the Nationwide Working Committee (NWC) of the social gathering throughout its Nationwide conference.
The social gathering defined that the officers of the social gathering, who’re occupying varied positions at current as enshrined within the social gathering’s structure have been duly elected over the past Nationwide Conference of APGA held on Could 31, 2019.
In keeping with APGA, “the mentioned Conference was duly monitored by a robust delegation from the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) led by the Nationwide Commissioner answerable for Election and Political Events Monitoring, Prof. Anthony Simbine. This was in fulfilment of the constitutional function of INEC to observe the actions of political events as stipulated underneath Sections 222 to 226 of the 1999 Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (As Amended)”.
APGA, nevertheless, reassured social gathering trustworthy and supporters that the social gathering remained agency and towering underneath the management of its Nationwide Chief, Governor Willie Obiano and the Nationwide Chairman, Ozonkpu Victor Oye.
The APGA press launch partly acknowledged, “It’s, due to this fact, most ludicrous and preposterous for the character, Edozie Njoku, to say that he had approached the Federal Excessive Court docket searching for an Order of Mandamus to compel INEC to difficulty him a letter of recognition because the Nationwide Chairman of APGA. The courts have persistently avoided interfering within the inner affairs of political events, not to mention such prayer coming from a persona who shouldn’t be a member of the social gathering.
“One might must remind Edozie Njoku, that officers of a political social gathering usually are not anointed by courts however are merchandise of Nationwide Conventions performed in accordance with the structure of the social gathering. The Supreme courtroom within the current case of PDP vs Ali Modu Sheriff & ORS (2017) LPELR-42736 (SC) upheld the sanctity and sacrosanctity of choices reached at a duly convened Nationwide Conference of a political social gathering.
“We urge our dedicated and ever-loyal members to stay calm and centered as we navigate one more tortuous judicial odyssey, occasioned by the enemies of progress recorded by the social gathering underneath the ebullient management of Ozonkpu Dr Victor ike Oye”.