Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has reacted to claims on the social media that he has dumped the All Progressive Congress, APC for the Action Alliance, AA.
According to the online report, the Governor was said to have announced his defection to the AA at Government House, Owerri
His Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemedo said in a statement that “It was out of frustration that those concerned came up with the story of Governor Okorocha leaving APC for AA, which is not true.”
“In their blackmail in Abuja they told their audience that they would win Imo without Rochas Okorocha. Then, if that is true why are they still bothered about Rochas and his politics. Rochas Okorocha, who defeated an incumbent governor of PDP extraction in 2011 with APGA ticket and with the APC ticket defeated a sitting Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of PDP extraction too, who had the backing of the Federal Government, in 2015.
“They told lies to those who do not know them and got the ticket but Imo people know them and won’t entertain lies from them.
“It is very interesting that nobody has accused Rochas of non-performance and nobody has challenged him on his Constant Claim that he has achieved more than those before him put together. The only blackmail tool they have is the son-in-law issue. And nobody has gone to Court to say that a man from Nkwerre LGA cannot be governor because his in-law from Ideato South LGA is a governor. Rochas Okorocha does not play hide and seek game. He has assured that President Muhammadu Buhari would win overwhelmingly in the State and all the APC marketable Candidates, because you cannot force Imo people to vote for someone they know cannot govern them.