IMO: After much anticipation Okorocha’s son-in-law leaves APC for AA
In a move that seems much awaited, Uche Nwosu a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last primary elections of the party in Imo State has finally joined the Action Alliance (AA).
Nwosu who made the announcement at Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri shortly after his return from Abuja, boosted of his victory under his new party.
Until the date of closure for the substitution of candidates’ names by INEC, Nwosu, who is the preferred candidate of Governor Rochas Okorocha, lost out, as the national working committee of the party refused to substitute his name for Senator Hope Uzodinma.
His reasons for leaving the party hinged around “injustice, impunity, and lack of respect for party’s constitution” all of which, he alleged, forced him out of the APC.
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He also said that he left the APC to AA to respect the wish of the youths of the state.
Nwosu said his defection to the APC would neither stop him from working for the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari nor the achievement of the senatorial ambition of Gov. Okorocha.
Nwosu was seen standing beside the state chairman of AA while flaunting the flag of his new party.
He expressed disappointment over the collapse of the entire APC structure in the state save for those supporting the ambition of the governor.
Nwosu said, “We are going to work with APC to deliver Imo State to President Muhammadu Buhari.
“We will deliver Governor Rochas Okorocha as senator because Action Alliance has no senatorial candidate in Orlu zone.
“I have no problem with President Muhammadu Buhari. My headache is the National Chairman of APC.
“It is a divine project and we are ready for the election. It is inter-party marriage between AA and APC in Imo State.
“We will work with APC to deliver President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Rochas Okorocha, myself and all our candidates.”
Also speaking, the chairman of Imo Youths Council, Jeff Nwoha, said youths in the state would work for the victory of Okorocha who is seeking to represent Imo West in the senate under the APC.
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