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The Evil I Feared In PDP Has Befallen Me Ten Times In APC – Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has accused to leaders of the All Progressive Congress of frustrating his return to the Senate. Okorocha defected from the PDP to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), where he contested and won the 2011 governorship election. The outgoing governor had been declared winner of the 2019 senatorial election…

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You Don’t Have The Power To Withhold My Certificate Of Return – Okorocha Tells INEC

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has said the Independent National Electoral Commission lacks the power to withhold his certificate of return. Okorocha was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the February 23 Imo West senatorial election. According to Punch, On  his  petition to INEC on Tuesday,  Okorocha  said he was not happy that …

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INEC Bent On No Certificates For Okorocha, Others Declared Under Duress

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday insisted that it would not reward bad conduct by presenting certificates of return to candidates who its officials declared winners under duress. The commission, however said it could issue the certificates based on court judgement or decision of an election petitions tribunal. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of…

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Withholding My Certificate Of Return Can Cause Tension, Okorocha Warns INEC

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has warned INEC that withholding his certificate of return can result into tension in the State. . Okorocha was excluded from the exclusive INEC list for Senatorial-elects, on the basis that his win was announced ‘under duress’. Okorocha who had earlier debunked the claims, said the move to withhold his…

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Buhari Won’t Support Oshiomhole On My Suspension – Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has distanced President Muhammadu Buhari from what he called “lawlessness” allegedly being perpetrated in the All Progressives Congress by the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. Okorocha, in a statement on Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, said Buhari “is too decent” to be backing Oshiomhole in his unlawful…

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APC NWC Suspends Okorocha, Amosun, Ogun Gov Risks Expulsion

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Ibikunle Amosu of Ogun State and Rochas Okorocha, of Imo State. The decision was reached at the All Progressives Congress NWC meeting in Abuja on Friday. It was gathered that the governors were suspended for anti-party activities. The committee also recommended the governors expulsion…

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