November 29, 2022



Tinubu urged to cancel Okocha as marketing campaign coordinator

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and member of the APC Legacy Tasks Media Group, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has faulted the appointment of Mr. Tony Okocha as coordinator of Tinubu’s marketing campaign in Rivers state.

Eze described Okocha as “a talented saboteur and anti-APC activist whose political labyrinth and contra-party moorings clearly represents the antithesis of the tenets of the progressives social gathering.”

In a press launch Monday in Port-Harcourt, Eze stated Chief Tony Okocha was appointed the Rivers state coordinator of Bola Ahmed Tinubu Solidarity Vanguard BATS-Vanguard via a letter of introduction dated August 10, 2022. 

In response to him,

 the letter was signed by the group’s chief, Prof. David Pam Yakubu and addressed to the state Chairman of APC, Chief Emeka Beke.

The letter additional states that, “We subsequently solicit your unflinching help for the Chairman and the complete Vanguard in your State in direction of efficiently canvassing for grassroots help for Tinubu/Shettima ticket for the 2023 Basic elections”.

Eze acknowledged in his assertion that: “such an inaccurate introduction is a joke taken too far, noting that appointing a non-member of the social gathering to carry delicate positions and lead social gathering devoted smacks of manifest recklessness and gross insensitivity laced with deliberate ill-will on the a part of some people who’re hellbent on usurping the social gathering’s management in Rivers State within the pursuit of their egocentric non-public vendetta.

“Recognizing a critic and archenemy of the social gathering to coordinate an APC affairs within the State is just not solely an insult however a joke taken too far and subsequently unacceptable,” Eze stated.

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Chief Eze careworn: “That the Rivers APC as a political household has suffered a lot within the arms of Tony Okocha and his fellow collaborators and subsequently, it’s unimaginable to introduce him into an APC affair in Rivers state.

“The social gathering has no enterprise with Tony Okocha, an evil collaborator who colluded with Senator Abe and others to frustrate the social gathering and make sure that it by no means participated within the 2019 normal elections in Rivers state,” he acknowledged.

He recalled that Tony Okocha’s final effort at mobilizing his group was over the last Congress of the social gathering the place he mobilised his group to the APC state headquarters to allegedly disrupt the Congress of the social gathering. 

He stated Okocha by no means noticed any good factor in Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi who’s the Chief of the social gathering within the area so appointing such a personality to coordinate one of many main actions of the social gathering is just not solely an insult however so as to add salt to our damage.

“On this regard if the management of Bola Ahmed Tinubu Solidarity Vanguard BATS-Vanguard, is really critical about searching for the assistance of the social gathering and her members in Rivers State, Eze stated it should revert to the social gathering management to approve a real and creditable member of the social gathering to hold out such essential and vital perform,” Eze acknowledged.