The Anambra Tell chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected a direct congress held by a faction of the occasion true to Senator Andy Uba, describing it as a nullity.
Some members of the occasion had on Sunday met and elected direct officers by roar vote, however the election has been rejected as no longer being in keeping with the occasion’s guidelines.
There has been a rift in the occasion in the direct since after the governorship election, with some members accusing the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, of being the reason on the motivate of the occasion’s failure in the election, main to the nomination of Uba because the brand new leader of the occasion.
The direct secretary of the occasion, Mr Chukwuma Agufugo, in a briefing with journalists on Monday acknowledged the occasion serene retains Ngige as its leader while brushing aside the Congress held by the Uba- led faction.
He acknowledged: “I’m no longer greatly surprised to listen to that some folk conducted a purported direct congress on Sunday because there has been this desperation by some folk in the occasion to concoct what looks adore congress.
“There was as soon as no congress in the occasion the day gone by. There is a subsisting train and ruling by the Tell High Court docket and the Court docket of Appeal respectively. Barr Emeka Ibe secured the judgement directing that the put quo must be maintained, where the primitive Chairman, Emeka Ibe was as soon as returned because the direct chairman of the occasion.
“That train was as soon as duly served on us and to the nationwide Secretariat of the occasion. I critically wrote a memo to the nationwide Secretariat inquiring for their directive and intervention to that set up, and even except now, non of the acknowledge has reach motivate to the occasion.
“I cease no longer contain that the occasion would be blind to that judgement. For sure, that no topic how astronomical or minute a court docket train is, it is intended to be obeyed.”
On the participation of the Anambra chapter of the occasion in the drawing near near nationwide convention, the secretary acknowledged that the probability sooner than the nationwide chairman of the occasion, Governor Mai Mala Buni, was as soon as to convene a stakeholders assembly to harmonize the occasion, announcing that non-participation of the direct chapter would possibly per chance per chance per chance also render the a nullity.
“Given the anxiety, one must set aside a question to that Anambra will move to the nationwide convention with Barr Emeka Ibe as direct chairman thanks to the subsisting court docket orders.
“We’ve asked the nationwide Secretariat to name the stakeholders to a gathering to chat this out correct now. We desire discussion and dialogue to resolve issues. If we cease no longer resolve this and we move to the nationwide convention with delegates outdoors the directive of the court docket, anything outdoors it is an invite to a Nullification of the convention,” he acknowledged.
“I’m advising the nationwide Secretariat to accumulate eager with the stakeholders and make certain that concord by invitation to a round table. As for the purported congress, it did no longer conform with the tenet of our occasion.”