Okorocha reveals when Saraki, others planed defection to PDP

Okorocha reveals when Saraki, others planed defection to PDP

Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, on Thursday disclosed that those who defected from the All Progressives Congress, APC, planned their defection two years ago. Okorocha, who is the Chairman of APC’s Governors’ Forum made the disclosure while interacting with journalists at the Government House, Owerri, the state capital. Recall that lawmakers in the National Assembly had about a week ago defected from the ruling APC. On Tuesday last week, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki…

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Okorocha is a dictator, danger to Nigeria’s democracy – Emeka Ihedioha

Okorocha is a dictator, danger to Nigeria’s democracy – Emeka Ihedioha

Emeka Ihedioha, a former Deputy Speaker, has described the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha as a “dictator” and a danger to Nigeria’s democracy. The gubernatorial aspirant in the state made the remark while accusing Okorocha of intolerance to contrary political views, freedom of choice and the right of others to aspire to any position in the state without his consent. In a statement signed by his media aide, Chibuike Onyeukwu, the former House of Representatives…

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Assemblies of God pastor arrested over alleged prophecy against Gov. Okorocha

Assemblies of God pastor arrested over alleged prophecy against Gov. Okorocha

Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested a pastor in the Assemblies of God Church in Owerri, Chukwuma Okezuo, for allegedly giving prophecies against the state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, during a church service. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Andrew Enwerem, parading the cleric before newsmen on Tuesday, accused him of prophesying during last Sunday’s church service in the Urratta area of Owerri. The pastor was said to have in his prophecy…

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2019: Okorocha is not coming back once he leaves Imo Government House – Uche Nwosu

2019: Okorocha is not coming back once he leaves Imo Government House – Uche Nwosu

The Chief of Staff, Imo State Government House, Uche Nwosu, has declared that once Governor Rochas Okorocha leaves office, he would not come back to dictate to him (Nwosu) how he runs the affairs of the state. Nwosu stated this while insisting that he will be Imo State governor because he was divinely ordained for the job. The aspirant who is a son-inlaw to Okorocha, has since declared his governorship ambition on the platform of…

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APC members hate Okorocha, see governor as Devil – Ohakim

APC members hate Okorocha, see governor as Devil – Ohakim

The immediate past governor of Imo state, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, on Friday claimed that the chairman of the APC Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha “is hated even in the political party he spent billions of Naira belonging to Imo people to build”, alleging that party members see his successor as Devil. Aside describing the incumbent Imo governor as “a misnomer”, who has now become “an outcast in his own party”, Ohakim challenged Okorocha to a popularity…

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2019: What Rochas Okorocha has done to Imo State – Ihedioha

2019: What Rochas  Okorocha has done to Imo State – Ihedioha

Governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2015, Emeka Ihedioha, has accused governor Rochas Okorocha of killing infrastructures in the state. Ihedioha, a former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, said the Imo State University Teaching Hospital, IMSUTH has not produced a single medical doctor since the administration of Okorocha. Ihedioha said this during his consultation tour to the various electoral wards in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of the state. He…

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We have taken APC leadership out of Okorocha, He is free to leave – VON DG

We have taken APC leadership out of Okorocha, He is free to leave – VON DG

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) a chieftain of the APC, Mr Osita Okechukwu, has stated that the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, is free to leave the All Progressives Congress if he wishes. Okechukwu made the statement on Monday while responding to questions from newsmen at the National Secretariat of the APC, in Abuja. According to Okechukwu, the actions and inactions of Okorocha have caused the APC more setbacks in the…

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There is a united voice against Okorocha – Oyegun

There is a united voice against Okorocha – Oyegun

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Chief John Oyegun, has responded to the allegation of witch-hunt raised against him by the Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha. Oyegun, who withdrew from the APC national chairmanship race at the weekend, stated that There is a united voice against Okorocha, the governor of Imo State. Chief Oyegun wondered why Governor Okorocha is the only one being witch-hunted among other governors that stood against his tenure elongation. Okorocha had stated…

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Okorocha blows hot as South-East APC retains Izunaso, other NWC members

Okorocha blows hot as South-East APC retains Izunaso, other NWC members

The South East caucus of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has endorsed the retention of the national officers representing the zone in the National Working Committee NWC. Speaking to journalists Thursday night after the meeting, former governor of Abia State and chieftain of APC, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu said, “We had a very successful and fruitful meeting and have decided to endorse by affirmation from all the states, the return, through democratic means, of the…

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I won’t let those who called me Boko Haram, Hausa man take APC from me — Rochas Okorocha

I won’t let those who called me Boko Haram, Hausa man take APC from me — Rochas Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has vowed that he would not let those who called him Boko Haram and an Hausa man hijack the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State. He claimed he was called those names when he was working with President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu to form the party. Rochas Okorocha, who spoke to Vanguard through his Special Assistant on Security, Dr. Chris Chukwuemeka Ekwueme, said it was impossible…

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