BY OBIOMA REAGAN#
A the 2019 governorship elections draws near in Imo State, chieftains of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA have expressed the determination of the party to take over governance from the ruling All Progressive Congress in the State in 2019.
Speaking at the formal defection of a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Uche Onyeagocha from the APC to APGA at Obinze, Owerri West LGA, Chairman, APGA UK, Chief Eric Nzekwe said come 2019, APGA will be at the helm of affairs of the state.
He said APGA have always won elections in Imo State, recalling how Governor Rochas Okorocha was elected governor on the platform of APGA in 2011.
Nzekwe advised Okorocha to remember that Imo people that are now suffering under his leadership were the same set of people that overwhelmingly elected him as their governor.
In his remarks, APGA Board of Trustees Chairman in the UK, Hon. Okay Omerele said APGA mean well for the people of the State.
Speaking to newsmen, Chief Okoro Ahamrowland said APGA is the party to beat in Imo State, assuring that when the party is elected into office it will deliver good governance to the people of Imo State.
Other APGA chieftains who witnessed the event include Hon. Charles Onyeagbako, Hon. Nkwo Orji, Chief Ohaji Echefu and others.