Fresh Crisis Rocks APC, As Former Governor, 86 Others Suspended Indefinitely


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Fresh Crisis Rocks APC, As Former Governor, 86 Others Suspended Indefinitely


The State Caretaker Working Committee (SWC) and State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State led by the State Chairman, Dr Ita Udosen has announced the immediate suspension of Group Captain Sam Ewang (retd) from the party for a period of six months with immediate effect.

He was suspended for allegedly breaching APC’s constitution.


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The former military governor of Ogun and Rivers states was sanctioned alongside 86 others on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

The 87 members (see list below) were suspended for reportedly taking the APC to court thereby violating “Article 21 Section D and Subsection (v) of the party’s Constitution (October 2014 as Amended)“.
They may appeal for reinstatement after the period of suspension, according to a statement signed today Saturday 18 September 2021 by Dr Udosen CTC Chairman, and Mr Augustine Ekanem, CTC Secretary.
Similarly, 16 former local government chapter chairmen earlier suspended from the party were recommended to the APC caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) for expulsion from the party “if they do not show signs of remorse”.
Meanwhile, two others, Mr Raphael Arakpan and Elder Daniel Ekanem were found not guilty and were reinstated as Chapter Chairmen of Eastern Obolo and Ikot Ekpene LGAs respectively.
Read the full statement below
All Progressives Congress (APC),
Akwa Ibom State Chapter
149, Ikot Ekpene Road
An Annexure to SEC/SWC Resolutions of Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Of the 18 under-listed erring suspended Former Chapter Chairmen and two other party members who were referred to the party’s Disciplinary Committee headed by Hon. Emmanuel Hogan, the Committee recommended and the State Executive Committee (SEC) approved as follows:
i) That Mr. Raphael Arakpan and Elder Daniel Ekanem who were found not guilty, were reinstated as Chapter Chairmen of Eastern Obolo and Ikot Ekpene LGAs respectively.
ii) That the remaining 16 suspended Chairmen who were found guilty, were further suspended from the party as members and were recommended to the CECPC for expulsion from the party if they do not show signs of remorse. They include:
Hon. Emmauel D. Udoh – Former Chairman, Mkpat Enin LGA
Mr. Okon Effiong Ebieme – Former Chairman, Oron LGA
Mr. David Umoh – Former Chairman, Ibiono Ibom LGA
Mr. Ubong Friday Ekpo – Former Chairman, Ikot Abasi LGA
Pst. Edidiong J. Idio – Former Chairman, Etim Ekpo LGA
Hon. Nkereuwem Okpok – Former Chairman, Nsit Ibom LGA
Elder Ubong Inyang – Former Chairman, Ikono LGA
Engr. Ifiok Titus Udoh – Former Chairman, Nsit Atai
Mr. Akaninyene Ukpanam – Former Chairman, Ukanafun LGA
Elder Sunday W. Udoema – Former Chairman, Ika LGA
Mr. Anthony Toby Akpan – Former Chairman, Oruk Anam LGA
Mr. Samuel Mbosowo – Former Chairman, Onna LGA
Mr. Bassey Effiong Udo – Former Chairman, Uruan LGA
Mr. Emmanuel S. Akpan – Former Chairman, Ibeno LGA
Mr. Augustus Nkuseying – Former Chairman, Esit Eket LGA
Mr. Joseph Okon Sam – Former Chairman, Ibesikpo Asutan LG
iii) That the other erring party members, Barr. Imo Akpan and Barr. Mfon Udeme were suspended from the party for a period of six months with immediate effect and they may appeal for reinstatement after this period of suspension.
The under-listed 87 litigant party members who are currently in the Law Courts and who violated Article 21 Section D and Subsection (v) of the party’s Constitution (October 2014 as Amended) were referred to the CECPC for appropriates sanctions as spelled out in the clause stated above. As on the Court documents, they include:
His Excellency (Grp. Captain) Sam Ewang
Rt. Hon. Eseme Eyibo
Rt. Hon. Ekperekpe Ekpo
Hon. Dr. Emayak Ukpong
Rt. Hon. Ema Bassey
Hon. Patty Etette Ineme
Hon. Prince Nyong
Rt. Hon. Bassey Etim
Hon. Ubong Etiebet
Hon. Nkereuwem O. Dan
Rt. Hon. Bassey Essien
Hon. Akpabio Ukpa
Rt. Hon. Gabriel Toby
Hon. Victor Udofia
Hon. Idongesit Ituen
Hon. Otobong Ndem
Dr. Chris Akpan
18.Hon. Victor Antai
Hon. (Mrs.) Gloria Useh
Bishop Ekpe James
Dr. Effiong Etuk
Barr. Chris Okorie
Dr. David Umoessien
Hon. Aniekan Akpan
Hon. Akpan Ekpenyong Utuongo
Obonganwan Glory Effiong
Obonganwan Geraldine Ita Etuk
Edidiong Joseph Idio
Engr. Ifiok T. Udoh
Bassey Effiong Udo
Hon. Ubong Ekpo
Elder Ubong Inyang
Hon. Augustus A. Nkusenying
Mr. Akaninyene Ukpanah
Hon. Nkereuwem Edet Okpok
Elder Anthony Toby Akpan
Elder Sunday Wilson
Emmanuel Sunday Akpan
Hon. Samuel Mbosowo
Hon. Okon Toby Ebione
Hon. Emmanuel Udoh
Mr. David Umoh
Joseph Sam
Comrade Ibara Paul
Joseph Udonkwo
Hon. Stephen Enoch Stephen
Akanimo Patrick Akpan
Emmanuel Okokon
Friday John Otongaran
Cyril Anthony Ekpo
Udeme Bassey Nyong
Okon Asukwo
Efanga Edet Ofose
Udeme Nya
Uwemedimo Emmanuel
Ime Wilson
Ekom Edet Essien
Fraancis Edet
Akanimo Ekon
Aniefiok Ikpe
Samuel Etukudo
Aniefiok Frank
Barr. Freedom Ibritam
Hon. Kufre Umoh
Aniekan Nathaniel Uwah
Mfon Chritopher Nyong
Aniedi Udofia Udousoro
Lawrence Etim Akwa
Aniekan Peter Aman
Ekikere Effiong Udosen
Anietimfon Eyo Etimbuk
Sunday Itoro Henry
Wisdom Isaiah Udo
Mmenyene Sunday Afangide
Isaac Friday Udo
Joe Etim Udoikpong
Nkereuwem Moses Amama
Willie Ime Equot
Udoette Edet Joe
Emmanuel Ime Moses
Friday Sunday Solomon
Mbuotidem Ekanem Udokpoh
Uwakmfon Idara Dan
Emmanuel Sunday Nnah
Unen Patrick Udoette
Mfon Nyong Uko
Okpo Emmanuel Etim
Because of the complaint of gross misconduct and antiparty activities leveled against the State Organizing Secretary, Hon. Aboh Johnson Uduyok, he was summarily suspended from office as the Organizing Secretary and accordingly referred to the party’s Disciplinary Committee for further investigations and fair hearing. The Committee was asked to submit its report to the party within one week from September 16, 2021.
Dr. Ita Udosen
CTC Chairman
Mr. Augustine Ekanem
CTC Secretary

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