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Don’t Take Side In Rivers, Ondo Politics, APC Chieftain Cautions Tinubu

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Don’t Take Side In Rivers, Ondo Politics, APC Chieftain Cautions Tinubu

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A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Yekini Nabena, has cautioned President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, not to take side or dabble into political crisis in Rivers State between the former governor Nyesom Wike and the incumbent governor Siminalayi Fubara.

Nabena also cautioned that the President, as a father of the Nation, must not play politics in Ondo politics.

There have been major disagreement between the incumbent governor of Rivers State and his predecessor, Wike over certain political interest in the state.

In a statement released to newsmen Wednesday in Abuja, the APC chieftain said the President and the ruling APC must respect the constitution of Nigeria in respect to Ondo and Rivers State.

According to Nabena, President Bola Tinubu must not play politics with the two states. He must show that he is a democrat and not a dictator.

The Bayelsa born APC chieftain stated further that “President Tinubu who believe in the political or social equality of all people and practice the principle of equality of rights must not play politics with River and Ondo states.

“The constitution of our Nation must be recognised and respected at this time in Rivers and Ondo states.

“The All Progressives Congress (APC) should also look into the party constitution carefully, bearing in mind that the National Working Committee of our party does not have powers to dissolve an elected chairman and his executive in Rivers.

“We are democrats and not dictators in APC, so we should be mindful of our actions. The implications of this action in River state might be dangerous for our party in the near future if the right thing is not done quickly now, if not, what happened before in 2019 will happen again with litigations here and there,” Nabena warned.