Politics


Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has reiterated the need to sustain the unity of Nigeria as a corporate entity.
 
Okorocha made the call through his Deputy, Prince Eze Madumere yesterday during the graduation ceremony and passing out parade of the 21ist inspectorate basic course of the Nigerian Immigration Service training school Umuowa in Orlu local government area of Imo state.

The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere felicitates the Wife of the Governor of Imo State, Her Excellency, Ugo Nneoma Nkechi Okorocha Ph.D on the auspicious occasion of 2017 edition of August Meeting.

The Deputy Governor heartily commends the wife of the Governor for her effort in ensuring that cultures of Ndi-Igbo especially those cherished values associated with the wonderful women of Igbo extraction are not lost in the turbulent ocean of civilization.

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Friday, said that the secessionist group will send the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, back to Jos in 2019.

Kanu who spoke in Owerri when he visited the state with hundreds of thousands of his supporters insisted that there would be no election in Anambra State in November and in the other four South East States in 2019.


Leaders of All Progressives Congress in Okigwe Senatorial Zone have met at the country home of Imo Speaker Rt. Hon. Acho Ihim, to plot a way forward for the zone ahead of 2019.

The meeting which took place at Umualumoke Okigwe, Imo State on Tuesday August 1, 2017 had the Zonal, LGA and Ward leaders  of the party present, alongside SDC Coordinators, past and serving political appointees and office holders from the zone and other stakeholders.


Ahead of the meeting of Okigwe Zone All Progressives Congress APC leaders scheduled for August 1, 2017 at Umualumoke Okigwe, Imo State, the country home of the Speaker Rt. Hon. Acho Ihim, prominent politicians from the Zone have spoken out against an inciting publications that purportedly had the speaker arrogating the powers of the APC Zonal leader to himself.

One of such politicians Hon. Chukwunonye Irouno a former Chairman of Okigwe Local Government Area and presently the Senior Special Assistant to Imo State Governor on Entertainment, said that the Speaker cannot contest the position with anyone, because as the number three citizen of the state and the fact that none of the Governor or the Deputy Governor hails from the zone, means he is number one in the zone.