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I am a committed APGA faithful, no plans to leave the party — Obiano

I am a committed APGA faithful, no plans to leave the party — Obiano

Former Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has said his commitment to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) was well-known and widely acknowledged.

Recall that the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra State, Basil Ejidike was quoted to have said that APGA would die a natural death in 2025 as APC is coming to replicate another tsunami in the state.

According to the statement that went viral on the social media since Monday, Ejidike said that Obiano was set to join the APC with Senator Uche Ekwunife and Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, already members of the party.

But a statement on Tuesday released by his Publicist, Tony Nezianya stated: ”Chief Obiano’s eight-year tenure as the governor of Anambra State, he consistently demonstrated his dedication and loyalty to APGA, both in words and actions.

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“Throughout my time in office, I championed the ideologies and principles of APGA, working tirelessly to promote its agenda and ensure the party’s continued success.

“It is, therefore, evident that I have no plans to abandon APGA or join another political party. I have no plan now or in future to leave the party.

“My unwavering support for APGA shows my long-standing commitment to the party and its values. There are misguided speculations in a section of the media that he plans to jump ship.

“Meanwhile, I urge Governor Chukwuma Soludo to fulfil his promise to pay a disengagement allowance to all my political appointees, a promise he made to them in Aguleri at the point of my departure.

”If you cannot re-engage them, you can at least pay their outstanding allowances. This will be a more fitting way to end their glorious tenure as well reward them for ensuring his victory polls.”