BREAKING Olisah Metuh Speaks on Akpabio’s Defection, ask PDP faithful to exercise restraint

by on August 6, 2018

The Ersthwile Publicity Scribe of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Olisah Metuh, who has been bedeviled by health Challenges and allerged state persecution has recently on his Facebook wall commented on the topical issue of Senator Godswill Akpabio’s Defection to the All Progressive Congress (APC) with a publicised visit to President Muhamadu Buhari in London and subsequent announcement by Senator Ita Enang on his Facebook Page …

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I still do not want to believe the unconfirmed reports.

Two weeks ago, I was present during a heated exchange on the allegation of this defection and a warrior Governor completely went on the offensive. I stood with Senator Godswill Akpabio.

I stood with the Akpabio who did well as a PDP governor, I stood with the Akpabio whose brilliance and oratory in espousing the ideals of our great party is second to none, I stood with the Akpabio who inspired,encouraged and motivated our new media team then under the leadership of Deji Adeyanju and Henry Shield(I still remember his admonition to them never to give up or surrender on account of actual or percieved persecution) and I will forever stand with the Akpabio who uncommonly transformed and elevated the plight, vision, perception and indeed the lives of his people.

If this rumour is true, I cannot second guess his reasons.Many have claimed it has to do with threats of ….

Yes, it is a lonely road when you are visited with state sponsored media trial, your family name and reputation tarnished with falshood. It is a lonely road when some of those you hoped will defend, console and support you are frightened even to assist in any manner whatsoever. Indeed it is a difficult path to tread when you envisage that they might even deny you access to prescribed medical treatments. But then, you are Godswill Akpabio, the uncommon governor. If lesser mortals have survived, how much more the ‘lion of the south’.

I still do not believe….

No matter what happens, I plead with our members to remember the Akpabio that contributed so much to the growth and image of our party. We do not have the culture of denigrating our members when they choose to exercise their democratic right of freedom of association. If Akpabio leaves, I do not think he can criticize our party, he will find it difficult and will need more than a life time to explain and/or justify such a decision.

In the meantime, Please do join me to pray for my friend and brother, Senator Godswill Akpabio to make the right decision in this circumstance.

Oshoko, I will now return your calls.

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  • hassan taiwo(hassanat07@gmail.com
    August 6, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    Comment…AKPABIO is a reputable man who stand for juicy life of common man,he was the governor when PDP meant well for the nation but now only the criminals remain in the party believe in business as usual. The God as come to rescue the masses for jeopardy of circumstances and akpabio should join the train APC good luck.


  • sunday
    August 6, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    Comment…Great piece. The entire nation is surprised about Akpabio. Unfortunately we are having a military government that is only appearing in civilian uniform in place. They threaten the opposition with arrests and when such decides to cross over to APC, he becomes a saint. Like Fayose rightly said, Nigerians have entered one chance. May God come to deliver us quickly in Jesus Name. (Amen)


  • August 6, 2018 at 11:16 pm

    Use every instrument available at your disposal to crush your opponent.


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