Speaking with a NAN correspondent in New York, Utomi said that the party had to be reformed to refocus it to its founding ideals.
The founder and former presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) party said some of the founding fathers were more committed to building APC as an enduring political party.
He, however, said some people are more interested in taking titles in the party, rather than building it.
“I’m a legitimate member of the APC; I’m one of the real founding members of the APC,” he said.
“Forget that because some of us committed more to building real stuff and others rushed to take titles; but we founded the APC.
“It’s not been what we thought it would be; let’s be very honest, the party has under performed since the very day it step into power