…The Outcome Won’t Be Recognized – Flag-Amachree
The Prince Peter Odike-led faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will today, Monday, September 10, 2018, hold its rescheduled expanded State Executive Committee (SEC) meeting.
The meeting, earlier scheduled to hold last Friday, September 7, 2018, was cancelled to enable members of the faction to accompany one of the party’s governorship aspirants, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, to Abuja, to pick nomination and expression of interest forms of the party.
LEADERSHIP gathered that top on the agenda of the meeting of the APC faction, which will hold at its factional secretariat, Catholic Mission Estate, Aba Road, Port Harcourt, will be the adoption of direct or indirect primaries for the party.
The Ojukaye Flag-Amachree -led APC in the state, which is recognised by the national secretariat of the ruling party, held it’s expanded State Executive Committee (SEC) meeting last Thursday, September 5, 2018, and adopted indirect primaries for the part in the state.
In his reaction to the plan by Odike-led faction of the party to hold its expanded SEC meeting, Hon. Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, urged members of the public to disregard such meeting, insisting that there cannot be two SEC meetings in the state.
Flag-Amachree, who spoke to LEADERSHIP in Port Harcourt, through his Press Secretary, Asi Prince Dateme, said the outcome of the factional SEC meeting would not be recognised by the national secretariat of the APC.
He said: “People should disregard that meeting. The authentic expanded State Executive Committee meeting was held last week. You are aware of that. So there cannot be two expanded State Executive Committee meeting.
“The public should disregard what they are doing. It is of no effect. The Peter Odike-led group is not recognized by the National Leadership of the party.
“Both the Nomination and Intent Forms for the party’s primaries were handed over to our Chairman, Ojukaye Flag-Amachree. The national secretariat will not recognize whatever they decide. We enjoin the public to disregard them.”