All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned the Acting
National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche
Secondus, to leave former Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike
Rotimi Amaechi, alone or the party would be forced to expose him.
APC made the warning in a statement signed by the State Chairman, Dr.
Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, and issued on Sunday in Port Harcourt.
party was reacting to what it termed the unprovoked attack, which
Secondus launched on Amaechi on Wednesday while receiving the report of
the Senator Ike Ekweremadu-led committee on how to reform and reposition
the former ruling party for the 2019 general elections.
APC said: “We appreciate the agony of Prince Uche Secondus, one of the
key architects of PDP’s loss of power after 16 years of misrule. We also
understand his frustration in his very difficult assignment of
reinventing PDP, a party the death of which he and some other tin gods
caused by frustrating Amaechi and other progressives who were the souls
of PDP out of the party.
It is a pity that PDP has yet to recover from
the shock of the departure of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi from the party.
Even though we do not intend to go into details of what Prince Uche
Secondus and other inner caucus members did to force Amaechi out of the
party, we will like to caution him to stop further disparaging of
Amaechi as any further attack on Amaechi will force us to alert the
world on who Prince Secondus truly is. We wish to warn him that enough
Rivers APC wondered why Secondus, rather than
concentrating on the recommendations of the Ekweremadu committee and
addressing the issues raised in the committee’s report on how to get
back PDP on track, chose to play to the gallery by asking President
Muhammadu Buhari to investigate Amaechi, “who has no skeleton in his
cupboard unlike him (Secondus) whose cupboard is full of skeletons.”
party advised PDP to come to terms with the fact that Amaechi had left
the party for good and has joined other great patriotic Nigerians in a
better political party that is poised to take Nigeria out of the woods
into which the 16 years of the visionless leadership of PDP has plunged