July 23, 2024

Edo Guber: More defections await APC – Ex Party Vice-Chairman


The immediate past Vice Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Francis Inegbineki has said a defection “Tsunami” awaits the party as more members are ready to dump it.

DAILY POST reports that the former APC chieftain made the remarks at a press conference in Benin City while debunking the rumours making the rounds that he had rescinded his decision to resign from the party.

Francis Inegbineki, who was the party’s senatorial candidate in the 2015 general election, Friday, resigned from the party.

At the press conference, he disclosed that more members of the party would soon dump the party.

According to him, I didn’t rescind my decision, and I stand by my resignation. A tsunami will soon happen in APC. I am only leading the way.

“I stand by my resignation from the APC, and I cease to be a member.

“I saw my photograph with the APC governorship candidate on social media, suggesting that I have rescinded my decision to quit APC.

“Yes, it is true that Senator Monday Okpebholo visited me after I turned in my resignation letter because they know that an Iroko has fallen”, he said.

DAILY POST reported that his resignation from the party is coming barely three months to the September 21, governorship election in Edo State.

In his resignation letter dated June 7, 2024, and addressed to the ward 9 chairman of APC in Esan Central Local Government Area of Edo State, Inegbinek hinged his decision on the recent developments in the local government and the State chapters of the party.
He opined that the developments conflicted with his core principles and values, which prompted him to do a serious evaluation of his political future in Edo State and decide on the way forward.



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