Leaders of the All Progressive Congress(APC) across each of the (8) eight Local Government Areas of Rivers West Senatorial District, Of; Abuja/Odual LGA, Ahoada East LGA, Ahoada West LGA, Akuku-Tory LGA, Askari-Toru LGA, Bonny LGA, DEgema LGA, and Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni has openly denounced the Minister of Transportation to pitch tent with Senator Magnus Abe.
The Leaders also pledged to work for the Governorship ambition of Senator Magnus Abe Representing Rivers South East Senatorial District in 2019.
Their decision was conveyed in a Communique issued after their widely attended meeting at Tropinal Hotels Ula-Upata Road in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State on the 21st of October 2017.
Specially; Senator Wilson Asinobi Ake; Rt. Hon. Chibudom Nwuche, Former Deputy Speaker of House Representatives; Hon. Agboakor Agolia(Former member House of Representatives); Dr Ipalibo Harry, Hon. Coomissioner for Employment, Rivers State (2011-2015), Hon. Austin Wokocha, Hon. Commissioner for power, Rivers state (2011-2015), Hon. Awongo Ikalama, Hon. Commissioner, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs(2007), Hon. Frederick Tolofari, Hon. Commissioner, Special duties (2007), Hon. Isobo Jack, Hon. Commissioner for Urban Development (2015), Hon. Dr Nname Robinson Ewor (Deputy Leader, Rivers State House of Assembly,(2007-2015), Hon. Gift Nwokocha(member, Rivers state House of Assembly ) Onelga Constituency 1(2007-2015), Hon. Aye Pepple, member, Rivers State House of Assembly,Bonny Contituency (2007-2015), Hon. Austin Ngor, member, Rivers State House Assembly (2007-2015), Hon. Ralph Muzan Ekpelu,(former member of RSHA), Hon. Paul Awoyesuku (former member RSHA), Hon. Ben Hosefall, (former member RSHA), Hon. Barr. Solomon Ebeku, former special Adviser to the Executive Governor of Rivers State (2011-2015), Hon. Kurotamuno Briggs, former special adviser to the Executive Governor (2007-2015), Hon. Daddy Pokima, former council Chairman, Degema LGA, Hon. Chief Mbadiwe Allen Elohim JP, Former Commissioner in the Rivers State Local Government Service Commission (2011-2015), Hon. Ben Orugbani, Former Chairman Rivers State Scholarship Board (2013-2015), Chief Andy Nweye, former Director, National Orientation Agency (2007-2014), Chief Hon. Geoffrey Cosmos(member APC Elders Council), Prof. ThankGod Imo (member, APC Elders Council), Hon. O.J.J Braide (member, APC Elders Council), Hon. Piri George, former Caretaker Chairman Abolga, Hon.Ibinabo Damari, former Caretaker Committee Chairman, Asalga, Hon Blessing Agbe, former Caretaker Committee Chairman, Ahoada West, Hon. David Akio, AssemblyCandidate APC 2015 Abolga State Constituency, Hon. Omezi’ye Okpara, formal member Governing Council, Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic,Bori. Amongst others, were in attendance.
“Without equivocation and with the power and support of both the APC Constitution and Nigerian Constitution, the meeting stated that Senator Magnus Ngei Abe’s eminent qualification to aspire to the office of Governor of Rivers State under our party could not be questioned.
” Accordingly, the meeting called on him to present himself for the 2019 Gubernatorial election under our great party APC, as he clearly has the support and approval of a vast majority of our party faithful across the state”.
PUO REPORTS The Rivers West Senatorial District Stakeholders meeting, deliberated on the state of the party ahead of the 2019 general elections in the state, received reports from members on happenings and activities in their respective LGAs. After more than two(2) hours of deliberations, in which there were reflections on the past as a party ,the Leaders in Rivers West Senatorial District , reminded the Leadership of the APC in Rivers State that political parties exist primarily, if not solely, to win elections and not pander to individual or sectional or clique, stressing that each person in the party was free to make his political choices without fear.