Politics

Okorocha, Ohakim in war of words

OWERRI—IMO State governor, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday described Ikedi Ohakim, a former governor of the state, as the most hated politician in Imo.

Okorocha was reacting through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo, to a statement credited to Ohakim, that some of the Okorocha’s projects that collapsed including the children’s bridge were as a result of poor construction.

Court Sacks Kogi East Senator

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court has ordered the sack of the Senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District, Senator Atai Aidoko. The lawmaker is in the Senate on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Justice Kolawole, delivering judgment in a preelection suit, also ordered the immediate swearing in of Air Marshall Isaac Alfa (rtd.), of the PDP, by the Clerk of the National Assembly..

APC Threatens Okorocha over Attacks on Its Leadership

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, that it would not tolerate his constant attacks on its leadership.

The party also faulted an advertorial placed by one of the governor’s associates alleging that it was duly served a court injunction to stop the congress in Imo State, describing it as false and misleading.

In a statement issued Wednesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdulahi, APC accused Governor Okorocha of continuously making libelous allegations against the party and its leaders.

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