A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume has said he does not need Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State to become Governor of Imo State.
Araraume is running for the office of Imo governor in 2019 on the APC platform.
He spoke to APC faithful at his Isiebu country home in Isiala Mbano LGA of Imo State on December 31, 2017.
“ I don’t need Rochas, I have known President Buhari before Rochas. If he says he as one man will decide what happens in Imo, it will not work for him. A third term will not work in Imo” he said.
He said plans by Okorocha to have his son in law Uche Nwosu as Governor in 2019 will not work in Imo State harping on the need for the APC to be strong in Imo having communicated such to the Governor.
“ I have always told the Governor for the party to be strengthened in the state. They have to feel inferior. If your are party in power and your members are not happy, then something is wrong” he said
Deputy Chairman of the APC in Okigwe zone, Hon. Ugochukwu Nzekwe said Araraume deseve kudos for reviving the party in Imo State.