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Why I want to remain in APC-Ortom

Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue State, has back pedaled on his earlier decision to leave the All Progressives Congress.
He declared that he still a member of the APC and was impressed with the intervention of the national leadership of the party.
Ortom made his new position known while speaking to journalists after a closed-door meeting with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, and other members of the APC National Working Committee, at the party National Secretariat, in Abuja, on Thursday said is prepared to give the party the benefit of the doubt.
He had earlier announced his decision to leave at a public function held in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, on Monday, explaining that it was the Benue State chapter of the APC that gave him “a red card” but that the national leadership had nullified it.
His words: “It was the Benue APC that gave me a red card not the national APC and I took (it) that it was enough to make myself available out of the pitch, but the leadership of the party told me that the decision of the party leadership at the national level is superior to that of any individual or group of people and I think that is good enough.
“They have spoken to him (Senator George Akume); they have spoken to me and the state stakeholders are going to be spoken to and that’s where I belong. We have not concluded the matter, it’s an ongoing process. I always stand for peace, and I always want peace to prevail, that’s what I call for.
“I appreciate the intervention of the party’s leadership and I hope that we will be able to resolve the matter of differences. I am here in the APC. I am a member of the APC, I am still flying the flag of the APC, I only said I was given a red card but I have been corrected by the national secretariat.”

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