Adoption of Peterside as consensus candidate, avoid detractors and mischief-makers – Rivers APC
The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Dr Dakuku Peterside, a member of the House of Representatives, as it’s consensus candidate for the 2015 governorship candidate in the state.
The party has also said it’s attention has been drawn to various reports especially by the electronic media concerning the adoption of Peterside as consensus governorship candidate by the party.
The party in a statement issued today in Port Harcourt and signed by the publicity secretary of the party, Senibo Chris Finebone said it has become important to properly situate what has happened to prevent avoidable misreporting by the media and not to play into the hands of detractors and mischief-makers.
“Indeed, the Rivers State APC Caucus, after a long period of diligent scrutiny and in their wisdom, yesterday endorsed Amaopusenbo [Dr] Dakuku Adolphus Peterside MHR for the forthcoming governorship primaries of the party in Rivers State.
“It is important to re-emphasize that the primaries of the APC in Rivers State will hold as planned and all processes will be duly and diligently adhered to.
“The APC will continue to uphold and abide by the hallowed principle of internal party democracy and will not depart from it” the party promised.