Aguma, former Rivers Acting APC Chairman quits



Mr Igo Aguma, former Acting All Progressives Congress (APC)Chairman in Rivers, has announced his exit from party.

Aguma said this in a statement on Friday in Port Harcourt.

former chairman had filed an appeal against Court of Appeal judgment that upturned a High Court judgment that declared him authentic Acting Chairman of APC in Rivers.

But Supreme Court in Abuja dismissed his appeal on Friday.

He acknowledged receipt of the Supreme Court judgment which dismissed his .

“It is now clear that it is not within the purview of the Court to protect the rights and privileges of members of a political party, in this , the APC.
“It is the APC that should protect the rights of her members but has failed to do so.

“I can not to be a of a political party that endangers and does not give any of protection to the rights of its members,” he said.

Aguma added:“Therefore, I announce my exit from the All Progressives Congress . To God be the glory,” he said.

In his reaction, Secretary of the state APC Caretaker Committee, Mr Baridor Badom said that Aguma’s exit was good for the party.

“ Aguma’s exit from APC after his at the Supreme Court was dismissed, has shown that he was working some enemies of the party to destroy it.

“As a party, we bordered about his exit, in fact, it is a good news for us, because we now no opponents.

“We now know faithful party members to work , to consolidate in planning and putting together a more strong and formidable APC in Rivers.

“We are glad that Mr Igo Aguma has finally taken this step in leaving the party; we wish him well in his future political endeavours,” he said.(NAN)