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I Am Still In APC – Okorocha

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, has declared his allegiance to President Muhammadu Buhari and his re-election bid, insisting that he is still a member of the All Progressive Congress.

The governor, who describe President Buhari re-election as incontestable and unshakable, said this on Tuesday at the Government House, Owerri, during a media parley.

The governor, also insist that the embattled Imo state APC governorship candidate, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, remained the best candidate for the election in the state.

“He is visionary, dutiful, hardworking and a proactive young man. He remains the best among all the candidates for the governorship election in the state.”

Okorocha, however, contended that he was still in the APC having been one of the founding fathers of the party in the country.

“I cannot be part of destroying the mansion I have helped in building. I totally support the APC and all of its candidates for the 2019 general elections.”

He described as political injustice, the event that played out in the APC in the recent past on who emerges as its Imo State governorship candidate.

He regretted that the APC which was known for uprightness and justice had lost its integrity and purposeful bearing.

Stating that the choice of Senator Hope Uzodinma as the state governorship candidate for the 2019 election was not the choice of the party faithful.

The governor blamed the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who he described as a simpleton, having been deceived by some disgruntled members of the party.

“I still have my numerous supporters with me, but those who are naïve who want to leave and have left, I wish them good luck. This is because I cannot stop them.”

In the main time, the governor, who is also a Senate aspirant in the for Imo West (Orlu) Senatorial District election, said he was sure of victory for the APC.



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