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APC not managing victory well –Okorocha

APC not managing victory well –Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okrocha has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not managing its victory very well.

Rochas who is also the Chairman of the APC Governors Forum stated this while fielding questions from newsmen in Owerri on Sunday, Governor Okorocha said.

The governor who did not expatiate further said, “All Progressives Congress, APC, is a good party by all standards. But my regret is that we are not managing our victory very well.”

He however commented on President Muhammadu Buhari’s one year in office, saying: “I have no doubt in my mind that the old man (Buhari) will succeed. All I pleaded with Buhari to capture in the current fiscal year are in the budget. I want to assure Ndigbo that all that are due to us will definitely get to us.”

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On workers’ salaries being owed in his state since February, Okorocha said he was very comfortable with the 70:30 ratio agreement with labour, adding, if workers refused their salaries, he would use it to carry out projects.

He also noted, that: “Pension and internally generated revenue, IGR, are serious problems for me. Only recently, I ordered all the Board of Internal Revenue officers to go on leave, but they have written to say it was unconstitutional to ask all officers to go on leave.”

 

 

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