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Rochas Okorocha’s Son-In-Law Defects From APC

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Rochas Okorocha's Son-In-Law Defects From APC

Uche Nwosu, son in-law to the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Action Alliance (AA).

Nwosu says he has jettisoned his governorship ambition under the APC because the party reigns with what he called “injustice, impunity, and lack of respect for party’s constitution.”

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He said he will now pursue his ambition under his new party. He said all APC supporters had defected with him. Nwosu also said his new party will cooperate with APC to ensure that president Muhammadu Buhari emerges victorious in the coming elections.

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Goodluck Jonathan Denies Dumping PDP

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Goodluck Jonathan Denies Dumping PDP

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has denied rumours he had dumped the People Democratic Party.

The former president said he has no reason to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), or retire from politics for now.

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He made the statement through his media adviser, Ikechukwu Eze, in reaction to a report by an online publication claiming the former president had resigned from PDP and quit politics.

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Eze’s statement described the news as fake, saying it was a “calculated attempt to rubbish the elder statesman”

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Supplementary Elections: Presidency Urges APC Candidates To Work And Earn People’s Mandate

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Supplementary Elections: Presidency Urges APC Candidates To Work And Earn People's Mandate

President Mohammadu Buhari has charged all APC candidates in states where supplementary elections would hold to work hard to earn the people’s trust and mandate.

The presidency warned state governors against having any thoughts that the president would influence the decision of the people.

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It also warned political leaders to desist from making inflammatory statements capable of inciting the citizenry to violence ahead of Saturday’s supplementary elections.

The presidency said some party leaders expected that Buhari would abuse his office by usurping the powers of INEC to turn the table in their favour.

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Party leaders in the six states were advised to work hard to earn the people’s votes on Saturday.

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Gbenga Daniel Quits Politics, Shows Interest In APC

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Gbenga Daniel Quits Politics, Shows Interest In APC

Ogun State former governor Gbenga Daniel has shown interest in joining the All Progressives Party.

Gbenga Daniel resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday saying he was quitting politics.

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But on Sunday, after meeting with his supporters, Daniel said he was considering their plea that he ‘lead them into APC.’

Apart from governing Ogun under the PDP, Gbenga Daniel was the chief campaign strategist for the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in last month’s election.

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Daniels also supported Ogun APC governorship candidate, Dapo Abiodun, in the governorship election in the state.

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