South-East Leaders, Senator Kanti Bello differ on Oyegun, APC

— Stakeholders in the politics of the South-East geo-political zone on Friday were full of praises for the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.

 They described the APC national chairman as a man of character, competence and credibility.

The leaders, who met in Awka, Anambra State, lauded Oyegun’s role in the fight for true federalism, ideals of democracy and enthronement of the rule of law in Nigeria.

They also commended him for protecting the integrity of the party, enhancing the cause of democracy and consolidating the strength and mass appeal of the ruling party in the country.

“APC is enjoying a sense of unanimity” they said.

The leaders while distancing from the calls on Oyegun to resign and secession in the name of restructuring, not only lashed at former Senate Majority Whip, Senator Kanti Bello, Imo Politician, Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu and Suspended Deputy National Publicity Secretary of APC, Mr. Timi Frank over the statements credited to them but said critics of Oyegun and the APC-led Federal Government were wrong in their assessment of the achievements of the national chairman and the activities of the government

They urged Bello, Izuogu and Frank not to obfuscate issues, polarize the party and drag the name of the national chairman and other prominent leaders through the mud.

Meeting under the auspices of the South-East Unity and Advancement Forum (SEUAM) to articulate the position of the zone in the politics of Nigeria, the leaders said Oyegun deserved commendation for advancing the course of the party.