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Oyegun ‘We have lost very important oil rich states to the PDP,’ APC Chairman says

Oyegun made the remark on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, while receiving a delegation of APC members from Rivers State in Abuja.

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The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun has lamented the “loss” of very important states in the country to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Oyegun made the remark on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, while receiving a delegation of APC members from Rivers State in Abuja, Vanguard reports.

“The APC National leadership has not neglected party leaders and supporters in Rivers State. The state has always been in the front burner of discussion and decision in the party. There is obviously something fundamentally wrong in Rivers State which needs to be investigated and addressed,” he said.

“Your visit has had a sober effect on me. This meeting will kickstart urgent actions to address what went wrong. As of today, there is an attempt being made by INEC to bar us from elections in Anambra and other states. We must address these issues.

“I still find the judgement on the Rivers State governorship election totally astonishing. There is something fundamentally wrong in the judiciary. We have lost very important resource-rich states to the PDP. No matter how crude oil prices have fallen, it is still the most important revenue earner for the country.

“I will take up your request to facilitate a meeting with the President. We will do that as soon as possible and also make it clear that there are problems which as a party, we must address,” he added.

Oyegun’s comments come after the Supreme Court affirmed the election victory of Governor Nyesom Wike in the April 11, 2015 polls.

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