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Mercenaries have hijacked APGA, Bianca Ojukwu alleges



Mercenaries have hijacked APGA, Bianca Ojukwu alleges

Smarting from her loss in the senatorial primary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for Anambra South, Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu, has claimed that mercenaries have hijacked the party.

Bianca, who is the widow of late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, stated this in her first reaction after she lost the ticket to Nicholas Ukachukwu.

According to her, the situation in the party is worrisome. She however encouraged aggrieved party members to remain and not leave the party.

In a statement on Tuesday, Mrs. Ojukwu said the  exercise that took place at Ekwulobia in Aguata Local Government Area was horrible and capable of destroying the party. She nevertheless reminded members of the party that quitting was not the solution to the  problem.

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She said: “As a member of this party’s board of trustees, I am deeply concerned that mercenaries appear to have hijacked the operations of our party machinery. APGA is today facing an existential threat and the overall image of our party is in tatters. This will certainly have serious repercussions going into the main elections.

‘We fought hard, but were stopped by forces within this party that were not comfortable with the prospects of my emergence. But God will vindicate the just.

“Our harrowing experiences through this process have exposed to all and sundry, the fault lines of this party and the basic truth that APGA cannot endure unless we do something dramatically different.”


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