Former chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Benue state, John Akperashi has urged Governor Samuel Ortom to dump the party to actualise his second time period aspiration.
Speaking to newsmen on Wednesday, Akperashi acknowledged that the governor would lose woefully if he contests beneath the platform of the ruling APC.
The former party chieftain additionally claimed Ortom has no construction within the party, including that the APC at current cannot win any election within the state.
He stated: “To an common Benue particular person, the APC is seen as Miyetti Allah party that has choice for cows over human beings.
“The party lacks and is insensitive to the plight of the folks.
“I do know very effectively that gov Ortom will not be comfy within the APC. If he’s pretending then that’s his personal drawback. It is both he’s simply enjoying alongside or enjoying to the gallery. He is simply shopping for time to take his choice and on the applicable time, he’ll simply go away.
“But he has the resources so he can do whatever he likes at any time but some of us are still growing. If what is obtainable in the APC I do not see him winning elections.”
He famous that the governor has a brighter likelihood securing his second time period due to his stance towards the killings within the state which prompted the enactment of the anti open grazing regulation.