Edo Assembly Crisis: APC Says Enough Is Enough




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The All Progressives Congress says it has come its notice that there had been a properly mapped out war destabilize the and that it would no longer tolerate it.

Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, disclosed this on when a high powered delegation paid a courtesy call on the Edo State Adams Oshiomhole.

He also said that the Federal Government has reneged on its agreement not politicise the security challenges in the state by accusing the APC of sponsoring the Haram sect.

Chief Odigie Oyegun said that what is being witnessed across most APC states bears all the marks of a calculated attempt destabilise the using the instruments of state. He said that the has decided to tackle the challenges headlong.

He also assured the Edo State of the ’s support in view of the State House of Assembly crisis, “After due considerations at a meeting held  on Friday, we decided that it was immediate and urgent that we pay a visit to you, to come and tell you and of course the Legislators  that we know what you have been passing , we understand and we are glad with the way you have been managing what you have been going . [eap_ad_1] “This kind of rascality and indiscipline must not be seen to be rewarded. Against all odds, you have remained firm and this is the spirit of the new APC.”

Adams Oshiomhole, who narrated the genesis of the crisis in the state, noted that ordinarily the situation in the state should not have been referred to as crisis but rather an act of insubordination. He, however, expressed concern about the role of the Police.

“It is more of the way the Police managed or intervened in the suspension and providing security cover to these people into the House that has become an issue.

“I think you hit the nail on the head when you condemned the act of reckless misuse of state apparatus, taking the instruments of coercion, such as the Police because in a democracy, the police itself must be seen as instruments of creation of the law and the protection of lives and property and not otherwise”, he said.

Members of the delegation included State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi; former Kwara State Governor, Senator Bukola Saraki; APC Leader, Dr Ogbonanya Onu; APC National Secretary, Mainala Boni; National Publicity Secretary, Lai ; House of Representatives Minority Leader, Femi , amongst others

The APC has scheduled a press conference in Abuja on Thursday to address the raised. (Vanguard)[eap_ad_4]