Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
Okorocha loses again as APC holds LG congress in Imo

By George Onyejiuwa, Owerri on 15/05/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,739

•Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha
•Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha’s attempt to stop the local government congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday, failed, as the party went ahead with the exercise.

Executives of the party were returned unopposed in Ikeduru, Isiala Mbano and Oguta councils.

In Oguta, Casmir Ohamara was re-elected as the local government chairman of the party.
Also elected were Emmanuel Ifuma and Mrs. Stellamaris Ifejirika as secretary and women leader of the council, respectively.

Similarly, Chief Julius Asagwara and his entire executive members were returned unopposed at the party’s council headquarters in Isiala Mbano council.

The party members also elected three national delegates, namely, Chikwem Onuoha, Ukachukwu Nwokoro and Lady MC Ihekhire.

Speaking after his re-election, Chief Asagwara thanked members of the party for the confidence reposed in him and his team. He, also, thanked Senator Ifeanyi Ararume for his support to the party, both at the state and local government.

Chiji Collins, who represents Isiala Mbano state constituency, also thanked Araraume for his support to the party in the local government area and the state.

Senator Araraume thanked party members for their orderly conduct and assured them of his continuous support to the party. He described the local government congress as democracy in action and the deepening of internal democratic norms in the party.

Meanwhile, Imo governor and Chairman of Progressive Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has assured the APC members in the state that National Working Committee (NWC) of the party will fix new dates for ward and local government congresses.

In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, Okorocha said: “with the unfolding scenario and incontrovertible evidence, Nigerians have seen that sensitive materials meant for ward congresses of the party in Imo were stolen, which stopped the exercise from taking place on Saturday, May 5, 2018.”

The governor alleged that the National Chairman of APC, Chief John Oyegun, had told Nigerians that the local government congresses of the party would be on hold, pending the outcome of the report of the Appeal Panel on Imo ward congresses.

“And since that public statement by the national chairman, he has not made any additional statement to that effect or any other statement on the contrary. So, all the rumours being posted on the social media on the conduct of local government congress in the state are neither here nor there,” the statement said.
Okorocha also insisted that ward and local government congresses of the party must hold and in open fields so that people can test their popularity.

“Action speaks louder than words. Those who think they are popular could not have stolen result sheets and would not have gone into hotels to write non-existent results.

“All the deceits will soon come to an end. Governor Okorocha brought APC in the South East and nurtured it to this level. He has decided to take the party to the next level. In Imo, he dwarfed all other political parties and won his elections in 2011 and 2015 and he is still Okorocha.

“All the noise will soon evaporate and men will be separated from noisemakers. APC members in the state are responsible people.” (Daily Sun)

Source News Express

Posted 15/05/2018 11:42:24 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Police promote 4,542 senior officers

BREAKING NEWS: CBN revokes Skye Bank’s licence

Okowa signs N294.5 billion 2017 Delta Budget into...

Nigerian Navy raids illegal refineries in Warri, dismisses...

SMEDAN to revive industrial clusters across Nigeria

Academy of Pharmacy honours Akunyili, others

NLC President hails Okorocha

Customs intercept truck conveying military uniforms, banned drugs...

APCON relocates 3 zonal offices

FG moves to shut 21 pro-Igbo, Biafra websites...

Technological Development: FG ready to partner Techno

THEY’VE BEEN KILLED: Indonesia executes Nigerians, other convicted...

 

Latest News UK investigator probes murder of Ex-Finance Minister’s daughter Nnamdi Kanu to make live radio broadcast on Sunday evening Shehu Sani dumps APC 2019: ‘America has no preferred candidate’ Customs intercepts container with imported soup from China WhatsApp bans more than 100,000 accounts Why we sponsor The Nigeria Prize for Science and The Nigeria Prize for Literature — NLNG MD, Tony Attah Rivers Guber: Tonye Cole will defeat Wike in 2019 — Tatua Type-2 polio virus discovered in Bauchi 2019 elections: NYCN to hold nationwide town hall meetings Minimum Wage: ‘Nigeria still a third world country’, Ngige reacts to US comparison Adeniyi challenges online publishers to help Nigerians rediscover their voices

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (407,988 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (383,090 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (315,470 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (258,374 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (237,974 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (224,719 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (204,509 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (185,936 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (170,733 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (166,124 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (161,792 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (149,538 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (69) Business & Economy (3,699) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (949) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (559) Features (660) Global Business Monitor (304) International (2,552) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (145) News (39,772) Opinion (1,125) Pidgin (13) Politics (7,315) Religion (881) Sports (1,735) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

NLNG Prize for Literature 2018

Zenith Zero Balance

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

LIBYA vs NIGERIA 2-3 Goals Highlights

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement