Wike or Amaechi? Chieftain Reveals APC Leader in Rivers State

Dec 12, 2023 | Entertainment, News

  • Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, a notable APC chieftain, sheds light on the leadership crisis within the Rivers state chapter of the party
  • While some APC members pledged loyalty to Nyesom Wike, a PDP chieftain, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, declares that Rotimi Amaechi is the main leader of the APC in the South-South region
  • Amidst the ongoing political drama in Rivers, the APC chieftain urged Nigerians to exercise patience, hinting that Amaechi would soon return to the polity

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Rivers state, Port-Harcourt – A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed who is in charge in the Rivers state chapter of the party.

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The unfolding political drama has sparked concerns about the integrity and coordination within the APC in Rivers state.
Photo credit: Rt Hon Chibuike R Amaechi, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike – CON, GSSRS
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Eze disclosed that despite the recent political happenings in which some chieftains have pledged their loyalty to Nyesom Wike as their leader in Rivers state, the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is not a member of the APC at all, he is still a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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The APC chieftain maintained that Rotimi Amaechi, the former minister of transportation remains a member of the APC and remains the leader of the party in the South-South region.

Speaking during an interview with The Punch, Eze, when asked who is the current leader of the APC in Rivers state between Amaechi and Wike, said:

“Things have fallen apart in the party. Some persons from the party recently went to meet Wike to pledge their loyalty to him as their leader, although Wike is not a member of the APC.

“The truth of the matter is that Amaechi is still a member of APC and in that case, he is the undisputed leader of APC in the South-South region. All the machinations against him will not stand.”

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Meanwhile, the interview was published on Monday, December 11, in the wake of the political drama in Rivers state as 27 members of the Rivers state house of assembly, who are said to be loyal to Wike, have reportedly defected to the APC.

APC chieftain breaks silence on Amaechi’s absence from politics

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Chief Eze Chukwuemeka explained why Rotimi Amaechi, has gone under the radar.

In a recent interview, Chukwuemeka disclosed that Amaechi has been busy with studies at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja and just finished his exams.

The APC chieftain however assured that Amaechi would soon start commenting on the nation’s political affairs and Nigerians would get to hear from him again very soon.

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Also, Legit.ng reported that Nigerians dragged the former minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi into Rivers state’s political crisis.

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Recall the political crisis in Rivers state following the impeachment plot of Governor Siminalayi Fubara by the state’s assembly lawmakers.

In a new development, a trending video of Amaechi when asked how he was managing Wike, said: “Nominating Wike for ministerial appointment was his worst mistake ever.”

Source: Legit.ng

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