The Caucus of the All Progressives Congress, APC from Abia North senatorial district in Abia State have described as false, a recent publication trending in the media which questions the membership of Mr. Henry Ogbulogo, a recently appointed member of the Federal Character Commission.
Addressing newsmen on Sunday after a stakeholders’ meeting Comprising State working Committee Members from Abia North, Isukwuato APC LGA Chairman, Isuikwuato Ward 8 Chairman(where Henry Hails From), the State Vice Chairman cum Zonal Chairman APC Abia North, Hon. Chris Ajah, frowned at a situation where issues affecting the party will be thrown up in wrong perspective while relegating the organogram of the party to the background.
According To Hon. Ajah, “any issue bordering on membership of anyone in the party has to do with the persons ward”, and went further to refute the trending story on the social media space that Henry Ogbulogo’s who was recently appointed into the Federal Character Commission by President Muhammadu Buhari is not a bonafide member of the party, branding such accusations as misleading and false.
He stated that when the issue first trended, he put a call across to the State Publicity Secretary of the APC in the state, Benedict Godson who made the publication as well as called the Isikuwato APC LGA to confirm the authenticity of Ogbulogo’s membership, adding that he is worried that after the confirmation of his membership,stories emanated from same Ben Godson, questioning the membership of Ogbulogo.
Hon. Ajah, reiterated that Ogbulogo is a card carrying member of the APC who played a pivotal role in the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, governorship election in the state as well as worked tirelessly in re-electing members of the National and state house of Assembly members.
He called on Abia APC to guard against such publications that is capable of tearing the party apart at this critical time, adding that the whole Excos from Abia North, including the Chairman Isikuwato APC disassociates self from such the false publication, urging all to use the right channels if such controversies arise in the party than making false claim in the media.
Also speaking, APC Ward 8 Chairman Isikuwato, Goodluck Okezie, described the publication by Ben Godson as false, confirming that he personally registered Henry Ogbulogo on the 30th of May 2017, adding that he is a certified member who participates in the activities of the party as well as sponsors the entire meeting of the Ward.
Some of the APC Excos that where present during the Press briefing include the state woman leader of the party, Mrs Ori Obasi Mr Offor Okorie, Mr John Egbuta, Royal Okereke, Idika Ebin, Prince Ezekwesiri, Okoroafor Innocent, John Eke, Ngozi Ogbuagu, Josco Jeo among others!