JUST IN: “APC Will Lose FCT in 2027 Over Wike’s Actions”: Party Chieftains Tells Tinubu What To Do

“APC Will Lose FCT in 2027 Over Wike’s Actions”: Party Chieftains Tells Tinubu What To Do

“APC Will Lose FCT in 2027 Over Wike's Actions”: Chieftains Tells Tinubu What To Do


The leadership of the ruling APC has expressed concern over Nyesom Wike's actions in the FCTThey maintained that the recent appointments of the FCT minister might lead to APC's grave loss in 2027 at the territoryThe aggirved APC chieftains urged Presidnet Tinubu to catuion Wike as he gave top appointments to Rivers PDP chieftains

Henzodaily.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of covering political parties and movements.

FCT, Abuja – The leadership of the in the (FCT), on Monday, March 18, protested the recent appointments by the minister of the FCT, Nyesom Wike.

APC leaders tackles Wike over appointment of . Tells Tinubu to caution the FCT minister.
Photo credit: Asiwaju , Nyesom Ezenwo Wike – CON, GSSRS
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As reported by The Punch, the aggrieved APC leaders said Wike is obsessed with engaging his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) loyalists at the expense of their members.

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The FCT party chieftains, who vented their frustration at a media parley held at the secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Abuja, called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to caution the former governor of before he destroyed his political structure in the nation's capital.

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Wike had come under heavy fire over his choice of appointments since he assumed office.

Recall that Wike appointed Hon. Chidi Amadi his Chief of Staff. The minister stated that this appointment aims to improve the overall performance and productivity of the FCT Administration.

Also, President Tinubu appointed Felix Amaechi Obuah as coordinator of Abuja Metropolitan Management Council; among others. These appointments have continued to irk APC members, especially indigenes of the FCT.

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Addressing newsmen on Monday, an APC chieftain in the FCT, Abdulwahab Ekekhide, described the appointments as lopsided in utter disregard for FCT members of the party who contributed to the electoral victory of the president.

Ekekhide said:

“We want to let know that Nyesom Wike is killing the political structure of the APC in FCT due to his lack of regard for the party and its leadership.

“We call on Mr. President to caution the minister. Let him start empowering the party or else, the APC will struggle to get two percent and the President may lose the next area councils election in 2027 if the situation remains this way.”

Wike speaks on dumping PDP for APC

In another development, Wike responded to rumours about his supposed switch to the ruling APC.

He clarified that while he may not actively participate in PDP events or campaigning for off-cycle elections, he remains a member of the main opposition party.

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Despite disagreements with figures like , he stood by his support for Tinubu in the 2023 presidential election and stood by his choices without remorse.

Source: Henzodaily.ng

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