The interior squabbles within the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo State, has additional degenerated as Dan Nwafor-led State Working Committee, SWC, has insisted that Chief Frank Ibezim, isn’t a member of the get together.
Recall that Frank Ibezim emerged the APC candidate through the bye-election main for Imo North Senatorial district of the State following the unlucky demise of the occupant and former Speaker of Imo State Home of Meeting, Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu.
The Chairman, Imo North APC Primaries, Senator Surajudeen Ajibola Bisuriu, flanked by different members of the bye-election main committee, introduced that Ibezim Frank polled 13,637 votes to beat Senator Ifeanyi Ararume, who scored 2,708 votes and Chief Achonu Attan who acquired 1,185 votes to emerge second and third positions respectively.
Chief Frank Ibezim is having fun with the helps of Marcellinus Nlemigbo-led factional State Working Committee, SWC, backed by Governor Hope Uzodimma-led administration within the State.
Nevertheless, the All Progressives Congress, APC, SWC in Imo, in a press assertion by the State Publicity Secretary, Jones Fcc Onwusoanya, reiterated that Senator Ifeanyi Godwin Ararume remained the duly nominated candidate of the get together for the forthcoming Imo North Senatorial bye-election.
It insisted that Ararume gained the direct primaries performed by the APC management on third September, 2020, and with no controversies over his membership of the get together and qualification for the first election.
The Imo APC knowledgeable get together members, related companies and establishments, as nicely most of the people that Mr. Frank Ibezim, who’s being paraded because the purported candidate of the get together for the upcoming Imo North Senatorial bye-election, isn’t the flag bearer of the governing APC for the ballot.
In keeping with APC within the assertion, “Our data present that Mr. Ibezim defected to the Accord Celebration within the run-up to the 2019 elections and has up until this second not returned to the All Progressives Congress.
“Whereas now we have made obligatory representations to related authorities and companies on this regard, this assertion places most of the people on discover that anybody coping with Frank Ibezim on behalf of the get together at any degree and below any guise does so at his or her personal threat, because the Celebration doesn’t acknowledge him as its member”.
APC, subsequently, urged all get together members and the voters of Imo North Senatorial district to ignore any info within the opposite and queue behind Ararume, because it has confidence to steer the get together to victory within the upcoming bye-election.