Abakaliki - The All Progressives Congress
(APC), has confirmed Mr Nwachukwu Eze as the Acting Chairman of the party in
The News Agency NAN reports that a High Court sitting in
Abakaliki on Sept.28, struck out the case brought before it by a factional
Chairman of the party, Mr Ben Nwaboashi.
Nwaobashi had challenged his removal from office by the
Eze-led faction and the court presided over by Justice John Igboji struck out
the case for lack of merit, saying that the removal followed due process.
Nwaboashi and Eze had been laying claims to the chairmanship
position of the party since January until the Sept.28 ruling, which was in
Chief Emma Enukwu, the APC South East Zonal Chairman, told
NAN on Saturday that the zone had recognised Eze as the authentic chairman of
the party in the state.
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“This is in line with the report of the committee set up by
the party to review the lingering leadership tussle that had engulfed the
Ebonyi chapter of the party.
“We are waiting for the final ratification by the party’s
National Working Committee (NWC)”, he said.
On his part, Eze said he would concentrate on repositioning
He said Nwaobashi’s supporters would be welcome into the
fold but with the condition of maintaining discipline.
“Anyone who engages in anti-party activities will be
Nwaobashi, however, told NAN that the process was flawed.
“I don’t want to engage in a press war over this
illegality”, he stressed.