Uzodimma Debunks Rumours of Party Crisis in APC

Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma has dismissed speculations that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is experiencing a crisis that prompted Senator Abdullahi Adamu to resign as party chairman. 

In a statement to the media after a private meeting with APC governors, Uzodinma, the chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, stated the party is still unified and that all parties are working together for the benefit of the APC and the nation as a whole.

Uzodimma acknowledged that the National Chairman and National Secretary’s resignations were voluntary and thanked them for their contributions to the party. 

He also added that the leadership of the party has also accepted their resignations, appointing an acting chairman and acting secretary.

Uzodimma underlined that there was no crisis within the party when asked about the constitutionality of the acting and caretaker committees. He claimed that the party had won the most recent election by a significant margin and voiced optimism about its chances in the subsequent election.

In accordance with the party’s constitution, the Deputy National Chairman and Deputy National Secretary from the same zone take over in the absence of a substantive National Chairman and National Secretary, respectively. The party’s succession plan was in place and running smoothly, according to Uzodimma.

Speaking on the recent elimination of fuel subsidies and its effects on the nation’s finances Uzodimma reassured that efforts were being made to use the money generated from the Federation Account in a way that benefits the populace, labor, and the economy .

He also said that measures were being taken by the federal government and subnational governments to alleviate the current difficulty brought on by the rise in the cost of living, the price of food and petroleum products, and other costs of life. 

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