Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has blamed the Nationwide Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, and the social gathering’s governorship candidate, Senator Hope Uzodimma, for the lack of the social gathering to win the governorship election in the state.
He mentioned posterity would decide the 2 for their alleged roles in the election. In an announcement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo in Owerri on Thursday, the governor alleged that Uzodinma labored for Peoples Democratic Social gathering in the simply concluded elections.
He mentioned Uzodimma was one of many first to have a good time with the PDP Candidate, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, after he was declared the winner of the election, citing a video of the 2 contestants as proof of his guilt.
“We had maintained that Chief Uzodinma was only a mole in the APC and as we speak, the governorship election in the state and its final result have clearly vindicated us, apart the truth that a video of Chief Uzodinma’s celebration with Ihedioha has gone viral on the social media.”
He additionally alleged that Uzodimma succeeded in the alleged plot by guaranteeing solely his supporters had been made brokers of the social gathering, including that his goal was to destroy APC in the South-East.
“Chief Uzodinma succeeded by means of Adams Oshiomhole to make sure that solely his supporters had been made brokers of the social gathering, from the listing he despatched from Abuja to the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee.
“Sadly, none of Uzodinma’s and Oshiomhole’s authorized brokers had been seen both on the ward, native authorities or on the state stage; they didn’t care concerning the election and its final result.
“On the finish of the day, the APC candidate got here fourth. And he has been celebrating with the PDP candidate.”
“Their goal because it has been proven now’s to completely destroy APC in the South-East and in Imo in specific, thereby authenticating the declare in some quarters that it’s all about 2023.
“We had equally maintained the rivalry that Imo folks wouldn’t vote for Uzodinma as a result of they know him very effectively, however Oshiomhole refused to hear.
“He got here fourth and by no means confirmed that he took half in the election; Posterity and historical past will Decide Oshiomhole and Uzodinma over the destiny of APC in the South-East, particularly in Imo State,” Okorocha mentioned.