Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has informed that the John Ochella-led exco is the duly recognized executive of the party in Cross River State.
The party said that this clarification became necessary following the unfortunate activities of Friday 2nd – 6th February 2018, where some party members broke in, vandalized, occupied the State Secretariat and allegedly claimed that there is a change in leadership of the State Executive Committee.
National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Bolaji Abdullah disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement he signed and sent to Sundiata Post.
The statement reads in full :
Our attention has been drawn to recent developments in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Cross Rivers State Chapter. For the avoidance of doubts, please be guided as follows:
That the State executive of our Chapter in Cross Rivers State led by Sir John Ochalla is the duly recognized Executive of the State.
That we condemn in totality the activities of Friday 2nd – 6th February 2018, in which some party members allegedly broke in, vandalized, occupied the State Secretariat and allegedly claim that there is a change in leadership of the State Executive Committee.
All perpetrators of this illegality and acts of gross indiscipline causing undue disaffection amongst party faithful shall be investigated and prosecuted in line with the constitution of our great party.
It is imperative to state that our great party has laid down procedures of resolving any internal dispute.
We appeal to all our teeming members to be calm, law-abiding and loyal to the Sir John Ochalla-led s as the party is poised to resolving all contending issues in Cross Rivers State Chapter.
Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi
National Publicity Secretary
All Progressives Congress (APC)