By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Chief Chukwuemeka Eze, has rejected the judgement of the state Excessive Court docket, which declared Igo Aguma, the interim Chairman of APC within the state.
Eze, a loyalist of the Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, stated the judgement was an try to go away the APC in perpetual disaster and finally kill the get together.
The get together stalwart insisted that the judgment if allowed to subsist unchallenged would give a leeway for the continual occupation of the Authorities Home by the PDP past 2023.
He stated: “Justice Omereji didn’t simply finish at granting all of the prayers of Aguma, he went past the bounds of Aguma’s prayers to impose him Caretaker Chairman of the Rivers APC”.
Eze questioned the place Omereji derived the powers to override the APC and the Nigerian Structure to declare Aguma Chairman in opposition to the needs of stakeholders and members.
Eze ssid that the management of the Port Harcourt Metropolis Native Authorities Chapter of APC generally in February, 2020 disowned Aguma based mostly on his conduct in opposition to the chief of the APC, Amaechi.
The half Chief famous that Aguma’s success in politics was made doable by Amaechi, who appointed him Commissioner for Sports activities.
Eze queried the parameters the court docket used to make Aguma the only real administrator of the APC alleging that it was designed by exterior “forces that really feel that Amaechi is a risk to their 2023 Presidential aspiration”.
He stated: “The court docket judgement of ninth June, 2020 is a miscarriage of justice and in opposition to all recognized norms of pure justice and that it’s going to not stand as a result of an imposter can’t lead the State chapter in any kind.
“I’m a powerful believer in pure justice which is supreme, I want to urge one and all to not be bothered of all these gangups as it’s going to quantity to a hoarse. It’s simply matter of time.”
Eze urged get together trustworthy to stay calm including that the event would assist to strengthen the get together to forge forward in its imaginative and prescient of reclaiming the state in 2023.