APC is Worst Than PDP - Gov Okorocha Berates His Party Over Denial Of His Certificate Of Return

Published 9 months ago by: kacy lee
at 8-05-2019 09:27PM (9 months ago)

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Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has stated that the evil he feared in PDP has befalling him since he joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Okorocha had his certificate of return withheld by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after he was declared winner of the Imo West senatorial election. This was after a complaint by Francis Ibeawuch, the returning officer for the election, alleged that he declared Okorocha winner under duress.

Speaking at an interactive session with journalists in Abuja, the governor said:

“The evil I feared in the PDP has befallen me ten times in the APC. Last week, I wrote a letter to INEC for the first time myself, informing INEC of their wrongdoings and illegal actions taken by INEC to withhold my certificate on mere allegations of duress which was never founded, neither was there any committee set up to investigate the matter.

“So, INEC on their own believe the reports of their returning officer without investigating the authenticity of the investigation. So, there was no issue of fair hearing at all.

“What is important here is that INEC does not have the power to withhold the certificate of return having declared the result. I believe the INEC chairman is up to a game with the chairman of the APC who is being used to frustrate my coming to the senate and this is politically motivated.

“I’ve given enough time that INEC might correct itself and do the needful and issue me my certificate of return but to no avail.”
Okorocha alleged that Festus Okoye, a national commissioner of INEC, is being used as the “hatchet man” against him.

“Many things have happened so far and these should be of concern to everyone. INEC that made the submission to the tribunal have gone back requesting to withdraw it because the submission was defending the declaration by INEC,” he said.

“I wonder what they want to do with the certificate, if they don’t give it to me, who will they give it to? Maybe they will give it to Festus Okoye because he is from my Senatorial zone but what they are doing is presenting INEC as a lying organisation and that is dangerous for our democracy because, as it stands right now, the image of INEC is bastardised.

“What it means is that tomorrow somebody can withhold the certificate of anybody because you don’t like his face because you feel that he wants to politically challenge you in future.”



Baye77 at 8-05-2019 10:18PM (9 months ago)
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Oga go to bed pls...you are only ranting because u r adversely affected...it has nothing to do with the welfare of your people...so please go and sleep...
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favourita at 8-05-2019 11:56PM (9 months ago)
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Na God go punish Una one by one as Una take dey spoil Nigeria Sad Sad criminals Grin Grin idiot fellows Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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james987 at 9-05-2019 01:03AM (9 months ago)
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Take care of your people you refuse,pay their salaries and pensions you refuse. The south is pdp you guys sold out. If you didn't cross carpet to Apc things would be fine. Where is ameachi? He became more popular by insulting,abusing, berating Jonathan. Today you hardly hear him. Why? The hausas have positioned him. You fools una name na had I known.
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tyomon at 9-05-2019 07:15AM (9 months ago)
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what certificate is this man asking for again? useless soon to be ex-governor.
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Doyourworst at 9-05-2019 08:18AM (9 months ago)
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Karma is a Bitch!. I suppose you know better. The worst is still on your way. It's not over  until it's all OVER!. In God we Trust.
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chidan1214 at 9-05-2019 10:10AM (9 months ago)
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We are waiting for when they will start dealing with tinubu
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kingcalors at 9-05-2019 11:30AM (9 months ago)
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Rochas Okorocha! Rochas Okorocha!!  Rochas Okorocha!!! How many times did I call you? I called you 3 times. Adhere to my spiritual instructions:- Buy 3 blue goats, 3 white mosquitoes,  3 torquise blue aligator pepper, 3 purple scorpions and 3 Green cocks. Put £3,000 pounds cash in a red sack bag and bring these items to me by 3am on Saturday morning at Oshodi (under bridge). Call this number when you get to Oshodi bridge 08033419419. If you fail to bring these items at the stipulated time and place, the calamity that will befall you will be 3 times multiplied with what you are experiencing now. "A word is enough for the wise".
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