Taraba: Bwacha blames APC leaders for losses

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In an apparent display of annoyance, the court sacked APC Guber candidate in Taraba state, former Senator Emmanuel Bwacha has said his problem is with APC Leaders in the state. He said they don’t want the Governorship but to form a government at the center and struggle for federal appointments.

Bwacha, who has so far lost two major cases challenging his primaries win at two Federal High Courts, said he’s optimistic he would still win at the courts of appeal.

Recall that Bwacha was also told by a court to vacate his seat as Senator following his defection from the PDP to the APC. He’s yet to appeal that verdict.

But in his latest televised interview, Bwacha said many of the party leaders are not interested in the state clinching the Governorship. He said their main concern is how to get federal government offers after losing state election, accusing them of anti party activities.

He lamented that the court cases has greatly discouraged and diverted the attention of party supporters. He noted further that people are the grassroots are prepared to vote out the ruling PDP and enthrone an APC government.

He said, "the APC hurricane is going to blow and the people are with us. We are just waiting for the court cases to elapse before we swing into action. We can’t flag off campaigns unless all our cases are over."

He noted further that APC leaders in the state are acting out of selfish interests, saying unless they are "devils incarnates", he wondered why they are rejecting peace over tures. He said he has continue to

Bwacha who ran with five other contenders is currently battling cases in various courts in the country instituted by aggrieved aspirants who say he rigged the primaries.

In a dramatic development, two of the aggrieved aspirants all won their cases against Bwacha in federal high courts of Jalingo and Abuja respectively.

In the interview, Bwacha also blamed the ruling PDP in the state.

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