A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Igo Aguma, who was declared the Interim Chairman of the APC by a Rivers State Excessive Court docket has resigned his membership of the social gathering.
Aguma in a press release obtained by DAILY POST mentioned he can not proceed to stay in APC in good conscience.
He acknowledged that his resolution to depart the social gathering is premised on his political future.
“I’ve obtained the Supreme Court docket judgement which dismissed my Attraction difficult the Court docket of Attraction’s resolution which upturned the Excessive Court docket judgement that declared me as Performing Chairman of APC in Rivers State.
“It’s now clear that it’s not throughout the purview of the Court docket to guard the rights and privileges of members of a political social gathering, on this case, the APC. It’s the APC that ought to defend the rights of her members however has failed to take action.
“I can not proceed to be a member of a political social gathering that endangers and doesn’t give any type of safety to the rights of its members and has no respect by any means for its personal structure in any respect however chooses to be run in opposition to democratic ideas for self-destructive functions.
“Subsequently, I announce my exit from the All Progressives Congress instantly. To God be the glory.”
Livingstone Wechie, additionally a member of the Magnus Abe-led faction of the APC in a private assertion, say “I see this growth as an unhealthy judicial precedent which needs to be intellectually interrogated shifting ahead. Additionally, it’s harmful for politics and political social gathering democracy in Nigeria that for any motive, the jurisdiction of the court docket needs to be finally ousted because it impacts grievances by social gathering members not minding political social gathering’s arbitrariness which the court docket ought to limit within the curiosity of our democracy in Nigeria.
“Regrettably, the APC that preaches respect for the rule of Regulation reasonably than defend the mentioned rights of her members as enshrined has failed to take action and celebrates the violation of its personal structure historically.
“Subsequently, I announce my exit from the All Progressives Congress instantly. That is my resolution,” Wechie mentioned.