Abia APC holds parallel local government congresses

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Abia APC holds parallel local government congresses

Lagos APC ward Congress
Lagos APC ward Congress

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia on Saturday held parallel congresses to elect party executives in the 17 local government areas (LGAs) of the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the party had on July 31 also conducted parallel ward congresses.

NAN reports that the Local Government Congress Committee for Abia, led by Rep. Israel Goli from Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency in Bayelsa, only supervised the congress conducted by the faction loyal to Chief Ikechi Emenike, a chieftain of the party.

Nonetheless, the faction loyal to the state Chairman of the party, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, went ahead to conduct its own congress across the state.

Nwankpa had on Thursday inaugurated APC executive committees for the 184 wards in the state.

However, Goli told newsmen that “APC has no factions in Abia” and that his committee was not aware of Nwankpa’s list of ward executives.

He said, “I know the list of the executives elected from the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper