By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Rivers State has berated the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) for holding a political rally on the day a former Chief of Military Employees (COAS), Lt. Gen. Attahiru Ibrahim and different victims of the Kaduna aircraft crash had been buried.
The social gathering, in an announcement by its spokesperson, Ogbonna Nwuke, expressed critical reservations over the choice of the PDP to go forward with a rally it scheduled on Saturday to obtain defectors regardless of the nationwide mourning temper.
The APC stated that one other choice by the PDP to televise such an occasion was an act of nice disrespect for the nation’s fallen heroes who had been buried on Saturday.
Nwuke stated: “The APC would have neglected the charade, which occurred within the Rivers capital; an occasion which was broadcast on tv; if the Wike administration didn’t create the impression, via a mindless jamboree, that the Rivers individuals are insensitive.
“We’re actually shocked that Governor Nyesom Wike, a Head of Authorities, who’s a chief beneficiary of the hassle that members of the Armed Forces are making to maintain him and the nice individuals of Rivers State protected, might go forward with a pre-planned reception meant to obtain a handful of ‘bread and butter politicians.
“Throughout the nation, occasions deliberate for the weekend had been shifted with a view to allow Nigerians pay their final respect to our fallen heroes who died in an air crash in Kaduna.
“Whereas the nation mourned the dying of its officers, Wike and his colleagues in Rivers State took to the podium to point out that politics is extra essential reflection than appreciating the grief of heartbroken Nigerians.
“We imagine that the motion of Governor Wike and the PDP was quite callous, undesirable and painful. The APC expresses its condolences at the moment to the households of our fallen heroes who died on the road of obligation. We stand with the Nigerian individuals, extra particularly with the households of the bereaved”.
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Commenting on among the defectors, Nwuke stated: “We solely have pity for Chief Davies Ikanya and Igo Aguma. Whereas Aguma, an imposter, was by no means a boss of the APC, Ikanya who claims to be the one elected chairman of the social gathering is a mere laughable character.
“Governor Wike has as soon as described Chief Ikanya as an individual who’s extra within the color of his pores and skin. Our discovery of his lack of ability to steer a strong social gathering such because the APC; our discovery of the underhand sport he was taking part in with the PDP all via his tenure; was liable for a mass rebellion in opposition to his management.
“All stated we don’t think about that responding to the garbage spewed by these males on a day that the Nigerian individuals had been mourning their lifeless is price our whereas. We nonetheless want them nicely of their future endeavours as members of a celebration that’s collapsing by the day”.