The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has called for the immediate suspension of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, For technically dumping the ruling party ahead of 2019 General Election.
The report indicates that Amaechi had on Saturday led some APC Chieftains to the inauguration of a pro-APC non-governmental organisation, Free Rivers Development Initiative in Bori, Khana Local government Area while Senator Representing Rivers South-East, Senator Magnus Abe hosted other Leaders of the party to a Thanksgiving rally in Port Harcourt.
It was gathered that some Leaders of the APC in the South-South and Rivers State including Senator Andrew Uchendu, Director-General of NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, Sekonte Davies and others graced Amaechi’s event.
However, Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, SSA to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly (Senate), Ita Enang, Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, Chairman of the APC in Rivers state, Chief Davies Ibiamu-Ikanya among others, graced Senator Abe’s Thanksgiving Service.
Speaking at the rally, Saraki said: “It is obvious the APC is in crisis in Rivers state. What is bad is bad and we must put this to an end.”
Also speaking, Member representing Ikwerre-Emohua Federal Constituency, Chidi Wehioka called for the immediate suspension of Amaechi by the APC.
According to Wehioka: “The Party Chairman is here. All other party Leaders are here but some people are holding another rally somewhere. It is not meant to be so.
“Any APC leader who is supposed to be here and he’s not here an he is somewhere else where another rally is going on is already doing an anti-party activity, he must be suspended.
“How can one man always play god. It is not possible. What we want is for Governorship seat to rotate and Senator Magnus Abe has what it takes to lead this State.”
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