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Senatorial ticket: Ebonyi APC expels Umahi’s opponent over ‘rebellious behaviour’

Senatorial ticket: Ebonyi APC expels Umahi’s opponent over ‘rebellious behaviour’
August 14
19:03 2022

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ebonyi south chapter, has expelled Ann Agom-Eze from the party over alleged rebellious and unruly behaviour.

Agom-Eze was David Umahi’s main challenger for the Ebonyi south senatorial ticket of the APC.

On July 22, a federal high court in Abakaliki dismissed a suit filed by Umahi, asking the court to recognise him as the APC candidate for the senatorial district.

However, the court recognised Agom-Eze, who came second in the May 28 senatorial primary for Ebonyi south, but ordered that a fresh primary be conducted within 14 days.


APC conducted a fresh primary on July 31, and Umahi was declared winner.

In a statement, Stanley Okoro-Emegha, the state APC chairman, said Agom-Eze “rebelliously jeopardised her membership by violating APC’s constitution, which prohibits any act of dishonesty capable of disparaging the party or its member(s)”.

He added that Agom-Eze was initially expelled by the ward executives of APC in her Umudomi ward in Onicha LGA of the state.


“The chairman of APC, Ebonyi south zone, Mr Ernest Nwazi, through a motion, expelled Agom-Eze from the party citing rebellious and unruly behaviour,” the statement reads.

“The chairman stated also that she fundamentally violated some sections of the party’s constitution.

“Agom-Eze has recklessly disparaged herself by eating back her words in an effort to satisfy her paymasters.

“Since her expulsion started from her ward, I cannot interfere with the decision because politics is a grassroots engagement.


“We are well-schooled in her antics as she is being bankrolled by the opposition party.”

Okoro-Emegha added that the APC would “convincingly” deliver all votes for its candidates at the 2023 elections.

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