The Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Isaac Ogbobula, says that the news making the rounds that the the party preferred some governorship aspirants ahead of 2023 general election is not true
The statement was made in Port Harcourt at the weekend by the party’s spokesman, Ogbonna Nwuke,
The party described as false, reports quoting him as saying that Dakuku Peterside, Biokpo Awara and Tonye Cole were preferred aspirants.
He said: “My attention has been drawn to reports that I said APC has preferred aspirants. I said no such thing.
“My dear party leaders and members, please ignore the fake report. It is the handiwork of fifth columnists bent on causing confusion in our midst. We must expect more of these acts of mischief and blackmail as the 2023 countdown starts.
“Peterside, Awara and Cole are great and wonderful party leaders and we love them dearly.
“But we must not allow anyone to ascribe to any party functionary, an act which he or she did not undertake. Kindly ignore the circulation of fake news.”
He urged those spreading propaganda to take it easy, saying the deliberate fake news added no substance to the promotion of healthy relations among political parties.
He said: “I urge the public, particularly members of our party, to shun the publication. There are people who want to destabilise our party. By the grac