APC To Hold Fresh Ward, Local Government Congresses In Rivers
National Leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the cancellation of the Rivers State Ward and Local Government Congresses rescheduling them.
The rescheduled ward and local government congresses set to hold on Saturday and Sunday.
According to the Spokesman of the Party in the State Chris Finebone, the decision was taken to avoid a collision course with the court, Following a Court Order Stopping the Congresses.
According to John Odigie-Oyegun, the party’s National Chairman and Muiz Banire, its National Legal Adviser, the decision was taken after due consideration with major stakeholders.
In a statement on Friday, the party said the decision was taken to enable all states of the federation including Rivers, participate in the party’s national convention slated for June 2.
The lawmaker representing Rivers South East district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, says there is no ward congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 344 wards of the 23 local government areas in Rivers State.
In a statement by his spokesperson Parry Benson on Saturday in Port Harcourt, Senator Abe declared that there was no stakeholders’ meeting before the scheduled congress as promised by the leadership of the party in the state.