- A governorship aspirant in Imo state, Uche Nwosu, has urged the Allied Forces, a pressure group not to leave the state chapter of APC
- Nwosu told them that they still have roles to play in making the party stronger in the state
- He also urged the group to join hands with Governor Rochas Okorocha to reposition the party ahead of the 2019 general elections
A son-in-law to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Uche Nwosu, has called on the members of the opposition, also known as the Allied Forces, a pressure group within the Imo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), not to leave the party.
Daily Trust reports that Nwosu urged them to apologise to Governor Rochas Okorocha as the leader of the party in the state for insubordination. He also enjoined the group to join hands with the governor to reposition the party ahead of the 2019 general elections.
He said: “As it is now, the only option to members of the coalition group is to go to another party, but we don’t think that is necessary.
“We are asking them to stay and work with the party because they still have roles to play in making our party stronger.”
Nwosu who noted that recent developments in the party had proven beyond doubt that Okorocha still had firm control of the party in the state and the entire southeast and that members of the coalition might be contemplating to leave the party.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that a son-in-law to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Uche Nwosu declared to run for the 2019 gubernatorial election in the state.
Nwosu's declaration took place at his country home in Eziama Obire, Nkwerre local government area of Imo state.
A governorship aspirant, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume said the APC in the state cannot be under the control of just one man, while the Imo deputy governor, Prince Eze Madumere, reportedly insisted that he would contest for the governorship position.
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