Home 2023 2023 Implosion of candidates will destroy APC – Obono-Obla, Owan-Enoh

2023 Implosion of candidates will destroy APC – Obono-Obla, Owan-Enoh

Ahead of party primaries, two prominent aspirants for senatorial and governorship tickets in the All Progressives Congress, APC, Cross River State have raised the alarm over the processes of selecting the party’s flagbearers.

They said that if a level-playing ground was not allowed for all the contestants, the party would face troubles.

Speaking separately, former special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla and Senator John Owan-Enoh, who represented Cross River Central Senatorial District in the Senate, said every attempt to cause internal fight in the party should be avoided.

Obono-Obla said, “Not giving a level-playing ground to foundation and new members to compete fairly for the nomination of candidates would amount to an insult and travesty of justice, especially for those who fought for the sustenance of opposition politics and democracy between 1999 to 2015.

As we march towards the primaries to nominate candidates, every aspirant must be allowed to compete fairly in conformity with democratic best practices.”

Addressing newsmen in Calabar, Owan-Enoh reiterated the statement he made at the APC headquarters in the State.

Our party must, at all costs, avoid pitfalls that could resurrect internal bickering, fight and factions.

Our party must look at persons with quality, capacity, experience, competitiveness, exposure that can match the PDP,” he stated.

He said the governorship election next year would be highly competitive.

APC must, therefore, be both strategic and practical in making a good and better choice.

The choice of our party’s flagbearer will not only determine whether we retain power, but more importantly, it will determine the fate of our State,” he added.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Strike can be resolved in two days – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, says the Federal Government can resolve the lingering issues within just two days. ASUU President, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke,...

Major 10 News Update you need to know this Thursday Morning

Good morning readers Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. A former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, has admitted he does not know...

Why we adopted Peter Obi as our candidate – MiddleBelt Forum

Ahead of the 2023 elections, the Middle Belt Forum on Wednesday, adopted the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi as their...

FG begs ex-military officers protesting unpaid Allowance

The federal government has appealed to military veterans protesting unpaid Security Debarment Allowance for more time. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Ibrahim Abubakar Kana...

Recent Comments