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Imo guber: Okorocha Araraume collapse structure with Anyanwu

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State was hit with a big blow Tuesday as former governor To has Okorocha and Senator Ifeanyi Araraume have collapsed their structures to support the governorshiip ambition of the candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic (Party), Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu (Sam Daddy).
Recall that the Imo APC had remained in crisis since the declaration of Governor Hope Uzodimma as winner of the 2019 governorshiip election in the state by the Supreme court, with Okorocha Araraume and the governor leading different factions.
Okorocha led the Tescue Mission group, while Araraume was leader of the Destiny group
The Okorocha and Araraume groups however teamed up with the PDP governorshiip candidates team as their members were inaugurated on Tuesday to form part of the Imo State PDP Campaign Council
The group also officially announced their endorsement of the PDP candidate, Senator Samuel Anyanwu at the event in Owerri on Tuesday.
Several members of Okorocha’s Rescue Mission group and Araraume’s Destiny group announced their endorsement of Anyanwu adding that he was the only candidate who could wrest power from Uzodinma.
The campaign council was inaugurated by the party’s Chairman, Mr Charles Ugwu.
The chairman described the development as a way forward for the burning desire to take back Imo state,
Ugwu revealed that the campaign will have Ikenga Ugochinyere, a member of the Federal House of Representatives, as Director-General, and Prince Marshal Okoroaforanyanwu as Secretary.
He charged all party members to work towards ensuring the party’s victory in the election.
The Party’s Gubernatorial Candidate, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, during his speech, disclosed that he is in the race for the position of Governor to end killings and insecurity in the state, revamp the state’s health system and restore the dignity of the workforce and pensioners alike.
He said that he would return tourism to the state and get the local governments working again. He charged the council not to be afraid, but to carry out its lawful duties and not be intimidated by any person or group.
“I will lead and I fear nobody. I want to stop the bloodletting and suffering in the land. Do not be afraid, I know where I’m coming from.
“I am your messenger and I will lead you right. My name is Samuel, God has spoken and I have heard”, he said.
Okoroafor Anyanwu, secretary of the council said that the PDP’s choice of Anyanwu, who is from the Imo East senatorial district , favored the principle of equity.
He said the district had ruled the state for only seven months since the return of democratic rule in 1999.
Techrectory with Agency Report

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