Rivers election: AAC party chairman tore his membership card, blasts Amaechi APC.
AAC in Rivers.
Rivers State AAC Deputy Chairman defects to PDP
▪says the AAC/APC Alliance plans bloodbath to scuttle Rivers Collation of Governorship Election Results
As the crisis rocking the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers State deepens, the State Deputy Chairman of the party, Amezhinim Prince Atuma has resigned his membership of the party.
The Former Rivers State Deputy Chairman of the AAC after his resignation from the crisis-hit party, announced his official defection to the PDP at a brief ceremony in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.
Prince Atuma explained that his decision to defect was necessitated by his commitment to the advancement of the democratic interest of Rivers State and the peace of her people.
His last official function in the AAC was to tear his membership card of the party.
He stated that he can no longer in good conscience associate with the AAC/APC alliance, whose only interest is to unleash mayhem on Rivers people through the use of security forces.
He said: “As at Today 27th March 2019, every arrangement has been made to disrupt the collation and annoucement of the Governorship election results as scheduled by INEC between April 2nd- 5th 2019.
“There are plans to cause bloodshed leading to total breakdown of law and order between Apri 1st to 5th 2019. Rhis is in furtherance of their plan to create a state of Emergency in Rivers State, wherein Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike Term in office would have expired “.
He noted that the petition filed against the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner and INEC National Chairman by the defeated AAC Governorship Candidate contain same false allegations with his suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja.
The Former Deputy Chairman of AAC averred to the veracity of the facts contained in the affidavit sworn to by the Former Deputy Governorship Candidate of the party, Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh.
He stated that from available data from AAC agents, the 2019 Rivers State Governorship election was won by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.
“Our party agents inundated us with information from across Rivers State that the PDP won the Governorship and State Assembly elections in Rivers State.
“There is a sinister plot between the AAC/APC alliance to rig the 2019 in Rivers State and subvert the will of Rivers people”, he said.