More Defections Hit Rivers APC

…As 2 Chieftains Resign

It was another sad week for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State as more members continue to leave the party.

Reports reaching National Network say a chieftain of the party in Rivers State, Hon. Tolofari Goerge has resigned from resigned.

George, a strong ally of the former minister of transportation, Chibuike Amaechi announced his resignation in a statement he issued. 

The former Commissioner for Transport in Rivers State was until his resignation, Chairman of Rivers APC Elders’ Forum that nominated Tonye Cole as consensus riverine candidate of the party.

His resignation comes barely twenty four hours after another member of the elders’ forum, Dr. Theodore Georgewill left the party.

He said in the statement that he was no longer convinced to remain in the party.

The statement read: “My dear leaders, brothers and sisters, good morning

“This may come as a surprise to many but regrettably I wish to inform you all personally that I’m no longer convinced remaining in the All Progressives Congress. Therefore, I have decided to quit effective immediately

“Let me thank each and everyone of you for your support and love shown me these past years while we worked together as party men and women. Together we’ve been through a lot and have come out strong in most cases. I can never take your support for granted and will cherish those fond memories.

“I wish you all success in the forthcoming elections in 2023,” he wrote.

Meanwhile, a former Chairman of the Akuku-Toru Local Council and chieftain of the APC in the state, Dr. Theodore Georgewill has resigned from the party.

Also an ally of the former Transportation Minister, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi Georgewill made his resignation known in a letter he addressed to the Chairman of APC Ward 7 AKULGA.

He said his decision to quit the party is based on personal reasons.

The former party chieftain was also among the nineteen elders of the party that chose Tonye Cole as the consensus riverine candidate of the party in Rivers State.

Hon. Georgewill joins the long list of other top party faithful in the state that have left the APC with the likes of Dr. Dawari George, Ibim Semenitari, Golden Chioma  amongst others.


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