by crossriverwatch admin
The Director General designate of the Jedy Agba Campaign Organization, Dr. Sandy Onor has accused governor Imoke and the leadership of the PDP in Cross River State of being undemocratic in their decision to remove him and other allies of Goddy Jedy Agba from the party caucuses across the three Senatorial Districts of Cross River State.
Senator Imoke who inaugurated the Caucuses of the party in the Northern and Central Senatorial Districts of the state on the 14th and 15th of March respectively changed the headship of the Senatorial District Caucuses as well as weeded out other elements who are not amenable to his choice of successor, one of whom is Dr. Onor his erstwhile Commissioner for Environment.
But in his reaction, Dr. Sandy Onor told CrossRiverWatch that: “The action of the governor and the leadership of the party is to say the least very unfortunate and primitive. I expected them to be more elegant. We all pretend to be democratic but we are anything but it. I sympathize with those who are now in panic mode and are resorting to undemocratic means to fight their perceived enemies. It is a clear indication of how what we are doing is taking a toll on them.
“But removing our names from the caucus will not change anything. We have not been removed from Cross River State. We are on the ground and we are working. Cross Riverians have ears and they are reading and hearing what is going on. How people are been hounded for having the courage to follow their mind in a democracy. It will help in shaping their opinion about the kind of leadership we have in the party and in the state. The action will not deter us, it will not stop us, rather it will further fire our zeal to work harder and ensure we get to the mark we are targeting.”
A political aide to Senator Imoke had told CrossRiverWatch that the removal of Dr Sandy Onor from the caucus was deliberate because he was jumping the gun by declaring his support for Agba whom the governor is not amenable to in his choice of a successor. “In the scale of those whom Oga has in mind Goddy Agba does not feature anywhere and Sandy is backing him; with his removal from the Caucus, let us see how he will make a case for his candidate?” the aide said.
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