2023:  Emeka Atuma Is APC’s Governorship Candidate for Abia State | SEE REASONS

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Contrary to the preposterous claims of Chief Uche Ogah, the  APC’s governorship candidate for Abia State, is Hon Emeka Atuma who emerged by virtue of Abia State High Court, Umuahia  judgment of  Thursday, May 26, 2022, delivered by Justice O. A  Chijioke.

 

By Tony Icheku

Emeka Atuma
Emeka Atuma

Contrary to the preposterous claims of Chief Uche Ogah, the  APC’s governorship candidate for Abia State, is Hon Emeka Atuma who emerged by virtue of Abia State High Court, Umuahia  judgment of  Thursday, May 26, 2022, delivered by Justice O. A  Chijioke.

 

It is childish for Uche Ogah to lay claims to Abia APC’s governorship ticket in a fathom  primary election he allegedly conducted outside the provisions of APC’ s guidelines and not observed by the partys’ Governorship Primary Election Committee. Let the former   Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development proffer the names of the Committee who monitored his primary election.

 

Rather than continue dissipating the growing goodwill of the APC, Chief Ogah should  rally round Hon Emeka Atuma who remains the valid APC flagbearer for Abia state  pending the reversal of the judgment via an appeal to a higher court.

 

True,  at the end of the governorship primary election conducted by the party, Chief Ikechi Emenike  polled a total of 672 votes to the 150 polled by Hon Emeka Atuma, the court judgement voided Chief  Emenike’s votes automatically awarding the governorship ticket to Hon Atuma

 

It will be recalled that the trio of Chinedum Nnoke, Ndem Chukwu and Lucky Agwu Uduma had dragged Chief Emenike, APC and its former National Caretataker chairman,  Governor Mai Mala Buni before the court seeking the enforcement of the suspension placed on Emenike by the party.

 

Justice Chijioke ruling on the matter held that since Chief Emenike’s suspension is in conformity with the provisions and requirements of Article 21 of the 2024 APC constitution (as amended), his rights and privileges are equally suspended.

 

The judge further ordered that by virtue of his suspension, he cannot participate in whatever form in the activities of APC including its scheduled ward, LGA, State and National congresses, “…the APC is hereby restrained from recognising and dealing with him while his suspension subsists”, the court ruled.

 

Interestingly, the former Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uche Ogah and his allies, including  Prince Paul Ikonne and Obinna Oriaku after staging a walkout  of the primary election held by Chief Kingsley Ononogbu are now claiming to have conducted their own primary election which produced him as APC’s guber flagbearer for Abia State

 

It is an undisputed fact that Chief Kingsley Ononogbu is the Chairman of Abia state chapter of the APC duly recognised by the APC National Secretariat, and he held the governorship primary election at Chidiebere’s Park, Umuahia.

 

“Thus the governorship primary election held by Chief Kingsley Ononogbu-led State Executive is the authentic Abia chapter duly recognised by APC’s NWC.  And the primary election was held in conformity with APC’s guidelines and duly conducted by the Governorship Primary Election Committee from APC’s National Secretariat led by Chief Tonie Obiefuna ad chairman and Mazi Chukwudi Kanu as secretary, plus three other members

 

It was in the middle of the exercise that Ogah walked in with Ikonne and Oriaku. Ogah claimed that exercise was scheduled as a direct primary, but he showed no document to buttress his claims.

 

Findings show that what APC guidelines recommended for Abia is indirect primary, and the Governorship Primary Election Committee  came with the list of delegates from the National Secretariat.

 

Going by APC’s Constitution and the electoral guidelines, Hon Emeka Atuma automatically emerged as APC’s Governorship ticket for Abia State being the runner up to the first placed candidate now disqualified

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