BY PRINCELY ONYENWE
The past transition Chairman and the strongman of politics in Owerri west LGA, Hon BB Ibekwe has assured the Governor of Imo state His Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha that come 2019, that owerri would re-double their support for him in 2011 and 2015.
This statement was made on a solidarity visit to the governor which took place at the residence of Ndindu Owerre Zone leader, Prince Charles Amadi (Chavon) over the weekend.
The group maintained that going by the infrastructural developments put in place by Okorocha’s government in owerri in particular, that the L.G.A has no other option than to remain supportive of Governor and his APC led administration in the state ahead of 2019 Imo gubernatorial election.
Speaking at the event, the leader of the group, Hon BB Ibekwe noted that the essence of the visit is to inform the Governor that Owerri West is and remains one indivisible family for him contrary to the rumor making around that owerri west APC has various factions.
Hon Ibekwe also reassured the Governor of the resilience of the people for APC in 2019 adding that the exit of Hon Uche Onyeagocha is nothing but like removal of a feather from a hen in Owerri west APC. In his response, the representative of the Governor and the Owerri Zone APC leader Prince Charles Amadi thanked the people and assured them of reporting to the Governor Accordingly. Some of the leaders of the party present in the occasion include, Hon Innocent Obulimba, chief Charles Obieze Amadi; the APC LGA’s, all APC LGA chairman of Owerri West, all the SDC Executive members, YAN Owerri west, all APC ward chairmen and their executives amongst others.