Rivers state All Progressives Congress (APC) legislators in National Assembly on Monday accused the Minister of Transportation,  Rotimi Ameachi of working against the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in the state in 2019.
The legislators led by Senator Magnus Abe, who disclosed that President Buhari has done what we will earn him second term in Rivers state stated that the conduct of the Minister of Transportation in the state is a threat to Mr. President’s achievements.
According to him,  “President Buhari has done what will earn him re-election in Rivers, so the present distractions is unnecessary.
“I respectfully call on our president not to surrender our nation to men without conscience, this party must distance itself from the show of shame that is currently going on in Rivers state.
“Finally to those who have accused me of conniving with the Governor to cause crisis in the APC. Let me say publicly that all my dealings with Governor has been public and in the best interest of APC to help douse tension in the state and minimize violence.
“Let others who belong to the same socio cultural and tribal association with the Governor be bold enough to open up to the world the position of their elders, and the various interventions that form foundations for their actions in the APC in Rivers state. In politics sometimes the more you look the less you see.”
He added that Minister of Transportation disregarded the resolution of South South caucus of the party which mandated that ward Congresses Committee should meet before the exercise.
According to him, it was agreed that an all inclusive meeting be called between Thursday and friday preceding the ward congressses.
Abe who expressed dissatisfaction with show of shame at the Rivers State High Court on Friday said that there was physical force and arms were mobilized by a faction of APC in the state to shut down Judiciary.
According to him, “Physical force and arms were mobilized to shutdown the  judiciary complex, housing over 40 courts including the chief judges court, the NBA offices, etc. thousands of people, workers, litigants, etc were shut out by faction of the APC.
“I respectfully call on our president not to surrender our nation to men without conscience, this party must distance itself from the show of shame that is currently going on in Rivers state.
“Finally to those who have accused me of conniving with the Governor to cause crisis in the APC. Let me say publicly that all my dealings with Governor has been has been public and in the Best interest of the APC to help douse tension in the state and minimize violence.
“Let others who belong to the same socio cultural and tribal association with the Governor be bold enough to open up to the world the position of their elders, and the various interventions that form foundations for their actions in the APC in Rivers state. In politics sometimes the more you look the less you see.”
Apart from Senator Abe,  other lawmakers were Hon. Chidi Frank Wihioka, Hon. Maurice Pronen and former Senator Wilson Ake.

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