Acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Igo Aguma, has called on political fathers within the All Progressives Congress (APC) to lear their lessons from the outcome of the just concluded governorship election in Edo state
Aguma, who expressed concerns over the just concluded governorship election in Edo State, saying it is a lesson for leaders of the party, noting that high handedness of its leaders are gradually killing the APC
The former National assembly member in a press statement by his Media Adviser, Livingstone Wechie, issued Sunday in Port Harcourt, demonstrated the dangers of godfatherism in politics.
The acting chairman of APC in Rivers lamented that it was the desperate will of a political godfather that denied the party chances in 2015 and 2019 general elections in the state.
“The Edo State 2020 governorship election has come and gone leaving behind a reopened memory of the fate of All Progressives Congress APC in Rivers State, which untill recently, has been held to ransom and is still being held to ransom by the primitive high-handedness of a godfather, who has consistently shown-off his penchant for destroying collective efforts that defy his dictates.
“The experience in Edo brings to the fore, the dangers of one man imposing both his will and way on the party to drive a personal agenda against the wishes of the majority, party members and popular interest.”
“Edo 2020 reminds the Rivers APC faithful the blind horse experience of the shameful loss that characterized the 2015 and 2019 general elections, which ostensibly destroyed the political ambitions of prospective APC contestants because of the unrighteous and vicious actions of a godfather in Rivers State.