Ahead of the planed defection of Chief Ikedi Ohakim, a former Governor of Imo State, He has been quoted as saying that his planned defection to the APC will see the party to wining ways in Okigwe Zone, and most importantly dislodge all those who think APC is their birth right in Isiala Mbano and Okigwe Zone.
Ohakim made this known while receiving the Chairman of the APC in Imo State, Chief Nlemigbo. He pointed out that as a leader, He is open to support any Government in Power.
In his words, “I was the face of Ihedioha’s Goverment, I was with him always. Now Uzodimma is in power, I have to support him to succeed. I am a leader in the State and my major political platform is Imo State. I will join hands to with Governor Uzodinma to make sure that all those who are fighting him in Isiala Mbano and Okigwe zone are cut to size”.
Ohakim also promised to galvanize the Zone very well, while urging Nlemigbo to ensure that the National Leadership of the party is present in Imo on the day of his defection.
“When it finally happens, I want the world to know where I belong. I don’t play hide and seek. I want the National leadership present, I want them to hear me, I want them to know that Ikedi Ohakim is now a progressive and accord me all the respect”.
Nlemigbo assured the former Governor that his message will get to the Governor Sen. Hope Uzodinma, while promising him that the party will accord him all rights and privileges due to a former Governor and a leader of the party.
The former Governor is expected to make his defection official in few days time.
Credit: Star News Express