Alex Otti, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, governorship candidate within the simply concluded 2019 normal election in Abia State, has dismissed claims by the Augustine Ehiemere-led State Working Committee of the celebration, claiming unaware of the petition he (Otti) instituted on the tribunal.
The celebration had claimed that it was unaware of Otti’s petition difficult the declaration of the Peoples Democratic Occasion candidate and the incumbent Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, as winner of the March 9 gubernatorial election by the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC).
Otti, in a press release issued by his Media Adviser, Ferdinand Ekeoma and made accessible to reporters on Wednesday in Umuahia, berated the state management of APGA, over its alleged compromise to sabotage his petition, difficult the reelection of Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu as Abia Governor for a second time period.
The assertion reads, “The management of APGA could be very a lot conscious and was concerned within the go well with filed by Dr. Alex Otti OFR. It might be unreasonable to get Mr. Ehiemere and some others who had been compromised and had gone to congratulate Ikpeazu with out the consent of the celebration, to sabotage the go well with concerned. APGA is an establishment, and thus the absence of a deviated officer can’t halt the existence and operation of the celebration. Merely put, the declare is ineffective, baseless, unfounded and inconsequential.
“The problem of eradicating Otti because the chief of APGA in Abia will not be solely ludicrous, however a creation of some dullards and lazy ignoramuses who had been on an leisure jamboree. It have to be acknowledged for the sake of the uninformed that our celebration APGA has no constitutional provision for the place of State Chief. We solely have a nationwide chief of the celebration as offered for in Article 10 of the Occasion’s structure, and our solely governor, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano is in the mean time, the nationwide chief of the celebration.
“Alex Otti, OFR has by no means addressed himself because the chief of APGA in Abia. After all, as a person of real a number of achievements, he’s not excited by fantasies of titles, extra so, one that’s alien to our structure. Nonetheless , APGA apostles and tens of millions of Abians know that management goes with tasks, and having seen the braveness, capability, consistency, sincerity and seriousness with which Otti has dutifully carried the burden of APGA and opposition management in Abia, some individuals had voluntarily acknowledged and accorded him the respect deserving of a accountable chief. Otti can be glad to have dozens of patriotic leaders on the market who can be keen to share this management burden, which for now’s extra of a cross of liberation than a crown of glory.
Recall that DAILY POST had reported that All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA), in Abia state, had dumped its governorship candidate within the simply concluded 2019 normal election in Abia state, Dr. Alex Otti, as its chief.
The State chairman of APGA, Rev. Augustine Ehiemere, flanked by members of the State Govt Committee (SWC), had throughout a press convention held in Umuahia, introduced Hon. Ossy Status, the present member representing Aba North and Aba South constituency within the Federal Home of Representatives, as the brand new chief of the celebration within the state.
In response to the APGA SWC, the adoption of the federal lawmaker because the chief of the celebration in Abia state; was according to the structure.