Members of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers state
who take action that will affect the smooth conduct of the
Ward Congresses risk suspension or possible expulsion from
This is according to the Rivers State Chairman of the APC,
Chief Davies Ibiamu Ikanya who spoke with newsmen in Port
Chief Ikanya said the APC at its State Executive Council
meeting in Port Harcourt have decided to hold a hitch-free
congress leading to the National Convention of the party.
He said the congress will be free and fair, adding that the
rules of the party will be adhered to.
According to him, “We will try as much as possible to ensure
that all guidelines of the party will be strictly followed.
“However in a situation where a guideline is breached, the
guideline itself has provided punishment for those that will
be found guilty of violating any part of the rule especially
“The Congress is either going to be by election or by
consensus. People can agree on a particular candidate and
then where there is no agreement, they queue.
“The Committee we are going to set up will be made up of
people who have integrity, people who will be transparent.”