The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has revealed its only hope to participate in next Saturday’s governorship and house of assembly election.
The candidate for Okrika/Ogu-Boro constituency, Mrs. Maureen Tamuno, said the party still has the hope of participating in this weekend’s state-level elections.
Tamuno spoke yesterday during a thanksgiving service at St. Martin’s Anglican Church, Ogu, the headquarters of Ogu/Bolo.
She said that APC candidates and members were preparing for Saturday’s governorship and state assembly polls.
Tamuno pointed out that there is a pending court judgement that may give them the opportunity to participate in the election.
According to her, if the judgment fails, the APC may be thinking of aligning with other political parties in the state to ensure that members of the party are not disenfranchised.
She continued, “APC members are preparing for the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers State.
“We will get direction from our leader, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. The court matter has not finished.
“There is still a court matter coming up on Wednesday (at the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt), when we hear what the court says, as a political party (APC), at any point in time, we can do realignment, but the most important thing is that we must exercise our franchise on March 9, 2019.
“On the realignment, I am not the leader of the party. When the court decides, then the leader of the party (Amaechi) will give us direction. Amaechi leads, and we follow.”