The All Progressives Congress, APC, Imo State chapter has descended heavily on Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu, saying the senator’s desperation to relaunch into political reckoning has made him lose sound reasoning.
The APC was reacting against the backdrop of Senator Anyanwu’s remark that the party deployed its change mantra to defraud Nigerians.
The party, in a statement signed by its spokesman, Cajetan Duke described Anyanwu as an attention-seeking fellow who is desperate to relaunch into the political consciousness of the state.
According to Duke, the senator’s desperation has driven him nuts.
Duke further lashed out at Samdaddy as he is fondly called, describing the senator who represented Imo East District between 2015 and 2019 as a “patient” in the political rehabilitation centre of Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike.
The APC submitted that the devastating defeat which Samdaddy suffered at the hands of former deputy speaker, House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha in the 2018 governorship primary poll of the Peoples Democratic Party might have adversely affected him.
The party stated that it has acquitted itself creditably by delivering on its campaign promises of tackling corruption and provision of critical infrastructure to the admiration of Nigerians but which the senator has chosen not to see for reasons best known to him.
Duke regretted that Senator Anyanwu has degenerated to the point that he deploys Indigenous People of Biafra and Nnamdi Kanu as political instruments to manipulate and incite Ndi Igbo against the All Progressives Congress.
He assured the senator that his antics will amount to an exercise in futility, stressing that Ndigbo were too intelligent and sophisticated to be deceived by cheap political blackmail from Senator Anyanwu.
The spokesman enjoined the senator to use his achievements if any while he lasted at the National Assembly to seek relevance instead of resorting to mischievous and worthless media gangsterism.
The party asserted that Samdaddy should hide his head in shame having reduced himself to ex-President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki’s bag carrier instead of offering effective representation to his constituents when he was served at the Senate.
Duke said; “The leadership of APC in the state is not known to engaging in frivolities, like responding or joining issues with patients of Rivers State government house political rehabilitation center like Sam Daddy, whose sense of political realities and judgement may have suffered some great impairment due to his shock and untimely exit from political circulation occasioned by his defeat in the hands of Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha albeit fraudulently as held by Senator Anyanwu himself.
“But for the purpose of clarity and the benefits of undiscerning members of the public, the Imo APC is of the position that Senator Samuel Anyanwu, following the great psychological devastation he suffered at the hands of Ihedioha, may not have returned to his sense of political alertness, and as such not politically sound to make a balanced judgement.
“We are also aware, that Senator may have assumed the responsibilities of the official mouthpiece of the Wike faction of the opposition PDP in the state to justify his desire to relaunch himself into political discussion of the state, hence Imo APC become a soft target to prove his loyalty to the opposition PDP.”