Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri
The Imo State chapter of the s the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it would continue to stand by President Muhammadu Buhari and the National chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, despite the crisis presently bedeviling the party.
Chairman of the party in the state, Daniel Nwafor, stated this while briefing newsmen, on Friday.
He commended the leadership style of Oshiomhole which he said has strengthened participatory and internal democracy in the party.
He described Oshiomhole as the best thing that has happened to the party, maintaining that he has saved the party from its present crisis.
Nwafor said, “I am highly impressed with the performance of the Chairman of our great party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and this has justified our support for him.
“In his first few months in office, he has returned the party to the winning ways. From the Ekiti governorship election to Senate bye elections in other states, the party has won convincingly against the predictions of the opposition “.
“Imo APC under my leadership has implicit and unshakable confidence in the National leadership of our party headed by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and we are ready to sweep the polls as a way of appreciating his astute leadership.
“The name of Oshiomhole has been giving opposition parties sleepless nights and that is what the APC needed at this time.
“I make bold to say that it took the strong leadership of Oshiomhole to defeat the intention of those that defected from the APC, which was to destroy the party. So the party is relying on Oshiomhole’s experience, goodwill and strength of character to win the 2019 elections”.
The party also commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his “Sterling achievements”, which they said, has endeared the APC to Nigerians.