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Why I Left The PDP For APC- Emeka Wogu

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Former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chukwuemeka Wogu has explained his reasons behind the sudden switch of parties after he stayed with the PDP for quite a while.

According to him, he had to defect from the PDP due to entrenched forces that were in motion against him in his former party. He spoke in an interview with Sunday Sun as he opened up on the reasons he left the party.

In his words: I have actually come a long way in politics. Perhaps my long journey into politics will provide a background to the millage I have covered. My political trajectory is a bit historical. I was part of the people that formed the PDP because I was part of Dr Alex Ekwueme group in the Southeast G34/PNF. I remained loyal until I left. I ran for the position of Aba North/South Federal Constituency on the PDP platform in 1999, but lost the election. Ironically, it was the same position

I won under DPN during the Abacha transition programme, but the political dialectics did not favour me then. I went to the court up to the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt which gave judgment to the lower court to retry my case. I was appointed by Governor Kalu as his SA Political in 1999. After six months of service, he nominated me as Federal Commissioner representing Abia State in the Revenue Mobilization/Allocation and Fiscal Commission in 2000. I resigned two years after and contested the position of Senate in Abia South. I defeated the incumbent Senator Wabara in the party primaries with a wide margin, but so much gerrymandering thereafter forced me to give up and be reappointed into my position in the Federal Commission. I tried contesting for Senate again, but could not because I was appointed minister.

The PDP National Chairman, Vincent Ogbolafor nominated me for the ministerial position in 2010. I rejected it initially, but later accepted the position because the last Ngwa man to be appointed a minister was the late Jaja Wachuku who left cabinet in 1966, a year after I was born. As minister, things changed and I became the leader of the PDP in the state since the then governor, T.A Orji was in PPA. Politically, I have been quite lucky to have tested political office at the age of 26. I have been active in politics resulting in my election in 1991 as the vice chairman Abia South local government following the creation of Abia State at age 26 under Chief Ogbonnia Onu, our governor then. I later metamorphosed into the LGA Chairman before we were sacked while preparing for the next election in 1994. I was, however, nominated to be commissioner the next year, but Gen. Oladipo Diya preferred someone from my area. I resigned my position as a minister to contest governorship in Abia State with a robost blueprint, but I was not anointed because the then incumbent, T.A Orji, had a reservation about my independent mindedness. They had their way at the end, but I still stood by and campaigned for his anointed candidate then. To directly answer your question on why I left the PDP and joined the APC, I will say that there were irreconcilable differences between the operators of the PDP in my state. Even when the late Chief Tony Anini and Adamu Mua’zu told them what to do, they still reneged. I was supposed to replace the then occupant of the position of PDP National Vice Chairman Southeast vacated by Austin Akobundu who was appointed minister following my refusal to return to my ministerial seat, but the operators of the system reneged on it too. I was excluded from critical stakeholders meetings in the state. Politically, it was very unsavoury for me. Apart from the late Allen Nwachukwu, there was nobody whose political antecedent dated as long as 1989 when I started politics. So, political experience and everything put me ahead of every other person in the party then. I saw the signs that I had come to the end of my PDP journey in Abia State.

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There were so many other things they did to push me out of the party then, but I rather leave the details for the book I am going to write very soon on my years in public service. I knew and concluded that I cannot politically achieve the target I set to help my people with the entrenched forces in the Abia PDP and I had to quit. I was well received when I went to the APC. I also like the ideology of the ruling party and what they espoused. I like the credentials and the personality of Muhammadu Buhari. To cut the long story short I was no longer comfortable being a member of Abia PDP and lamentably, nobody among the principal actors has even called me to apologise for their actions against me since then. I want to think that it was equally on that basis that informed Ogah and others to also leave the PDP. I will reflect the roles of everybody in my book and how they worked against the party in 2015. Now that I am in APC, I am in it fully and anytime I disagree with them, I take a walk. I cannot be APC at the same time hobnob with PDP like some other persons. So, my joining the APC was more or less a protest to the treatment from the principal actors in Abia PDP. I took a walk away from people I could not work with again and because of differences in principles and their attitude to life. They owe me lots of gratitude not the other way because at the time I was the leader of the party, I was very instrumental in facilitating T.A Orji’s crossing over to the PDP from APGA after his leaving the PPA. The burden of joining the PDP rested on me as the minister and leader of the party in the state. People were against his coming, but I made it possible by giving him a soft landing. I did not request and he did not give me gratification because he knows the kind of person I am. I know the implication and that is why it was purely based on principles and some other underlying issues. They have used certain issues to diminish my personality, like politicising the issue of the Ohanku road even when there was no issue. The true story of Ohanku road will be told very soon.

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I Owe Nobody An Explanations, Stop Coming Into My DM – Bobrisky Reacts After Ivorian Lady Accused Him Of Assualt

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Controversial Nigerian crossdresser, a brand influencer, and philanthropist Bobrisky slammed the public asking for explanation over the accusations leveled against him.

In the early hours of yesterday, one of those hard-die fans who benefitted from tattooing Bobrisky’s face on her body came out to accuse the crossdresser of assaulting her and also sent her packing out of his house. The lady whom Bobrisky introduced to the public as his adopted child journey all the way from Ivory Coast to Nigeria to see the crossdresser.

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According to the Ivorian lady, she got assaulted by Bobrisky after she forgot to alert Bobrisky that the hairstylist won’t be able to come and untie his hair as scheduled and he hit her with a speaker damaging her face with it and also sent her packing.

Adding that Bobrisky knows very well that she doesn’t know anyone in Nigeria and has nowhere gone, she still sent her packing out of his house after assaulting her with the speaker for not bringing his stylist on time.

In a rebuttal, Bobrisky has fired shots at those sending him countless messages inquiring him why he assaulted his guest from Ivory Coast. According to Bobrisky, he owes no one an explanation concerning the accusations leveled against him.

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He slammed those judging him saying that he was the one who paid for the flight ticket and also fed the lady for three months when she came to Nigeria so he owes no one an explanation concerning the accusations leveled against him by the lady.

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Why I Almost Bleached My Skin – Actress Linda Osifo Reveals

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Nigerian actress and television host Linda Osifo has disclosed in a recent interview why she had wanted to bleach her beautiful skin color.

Speaking in an exclusive interview on TVC Channel, the award-winning Nigerian actress shared her experience as an actress who moved to Nigeria from Canada and how she almost bleached her skin. Linda Osi disclosed that she has been in Nigeria for 8 years after she decided to move to Nigeria from Canada.

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“Well, it’s been almost eight years coming and I think time is what helps. You know, time is what creates experience, though it wasn’t easy at first and of course I wanted to go back, but thanks to patience and consistency. Moving from a country with stability and electricity wasn’t easy at all, but in 2015 I said to myself, “Be yourself, it will help you” and that’s what makes you stand out when you are yourself because there is no one else who is like you.”

Opening up on why she wanted to bleach, she disclosed that when she enrolled in one of the schools in Canada, she felt the racial effect. She disclosed that she felt the racism effect so much because she was the only black girl amongst her peers.

You see, with this topic that you mentioned it’s so controversial and I absolutely love it. I’ve been through a rollercoaster with it. When I first started, of course living in Canada the system is quite different, I felt the racial effect. I felt it so drastically because I wasn’t just black, I was darker completion of that black and I had a lot of stigmas.”

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“I was discriminated as a young girl, I had tried to bleach at one time. I tried to use a lighter cream but when I came to Nigeria, I started seeing more people like myself, more people who looked like me, who are just like me and I started appreciating myself, in fact, I’ve been looking for a way to get darker because I want to be that typical African woman.”

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Video: I Have Dated 26 Official Girlfriends, I’ve Lost Count Of The Unofficial Girlfriends – Peruzzi Says

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Nigerian singer, songwriter, and producer, Tobechukwu Okoh Victor popularly called Peruzzi has disclosed that he has date about twenty-six ladies aside from his unofficial girlfriends.

Peruzzi is a music artist who is also one of the crews on Davido’s Music team (DMW). Peruzzi is the friend of one of the most influential Nigerian music artists, Davido. Peruzzi has disclosed his relationship status and experiences in a recent interview.

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During the interview, he opened up on a lot of aspect about his life. He revealed that in his experiences, he has dated 26 ladies. These twenty-six ladies are apart from people he called unofficial girflriends. When asked if he could count the number of unofficial girlfriends he has dated, he stated that they are countless and has lost count.

Many people tend to do a lot of adventures and also enjoy fantasies during a particular time of their youthful days. There is a stage in life where many people want to try a lot of different adventures which provide pleasures to them. This is one of the things that Peruzzi found himself in.

Peruzzi was questioned if he had dated any known face or public figure during his escapades and he responded by saying that none of his official and unofficial girlfriends. According to Peruzzi, he has non of his unofficial girlfriends around him, meaning he has a serious girlfriend and is in a serious relationship.

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