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2023: Nigerians React As Ekweremadu Meet APC Chairman Adamu, Uzodinma


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Nigerians have reacted to the meeting between former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Naija News earlier reported that Ekweremadu met with the APC National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu and Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State.

Naija News reports that the meeting between the trio was held on Monday at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

It was gathered that the meeting between the trio may be connected to the alleged plan by Ekweremadu to defect to the APC and contest the Enugu governorship race under the party.

Ekweremadu, who had withdrawn from the governorship race on the platform of the PDP, also denied joining the Labour Party.

Reacting to the development, some Nigerians took to social media to slam the former Deputy Senate President for being selfish and not obeying the party’s rule.

While others and some of his supporters commended the lawmaker for reportedly planning to join the APC to fulfil his governorship ambition.

See some of the reactions below.

@julietkego wrote: “Ekweremadu should retire, he’s been in the senate since 19Gbiridim. Enugu has gotten poorer in the past 8 years. Ugwuanyi & his team ran the state to the ground.

“Enugu has the second-highest poverty rate in Southern Nigeria, second to Ebonyi. At least Umahi invested in infrastructure.”

@drunkito wrote: “Hhhmm Ekweremadu ke.. Political is urban according to PDP.

@_MrMartins wrote: “Ekweremadu’s governorship bid failed in PDP. Nigerian politics is about personal interest, no ideological leaning whatsoever.

@Eboh01 wrote: “Did I hear Ekweremadu? No be juju be this one?

@trueAFICIONADO wrote: “The journey to political retirement…simply to respect zoning arrangement and wait for your turn, you refuse…how are you different from the Northern cabal.

@joe_Nwakaibeya wrote: “Retired @iamekweremadu should go and rest! Ndi Enugu rejects you forever, better get a sense and learn a lesson if you can.”