True to his claims that he will not run for Imo governorship against his bosom friend, the Member representing Okigwe South Federal Constituency, Hon. Chike Okafor has endorsed Governor Rochas Okorocha son in law, Uche Nwosu for Imo governorship in 2019.
He also drummed support for Prof.Nnamdi Obiareri, a Commissioner of Information for Okigwe senatorial seat
Okafor announced his support for Nwosu at Okigwe Zonal All Progressive Congress, APC which turned out to be a political rally. The Federal lawmaker was said to be interested in the governorship contest but withdrew his support when Governor Okorocha endorsed Uche Nwosu for governorship. In return,
The event was witnessed by Imo State APC Chairman, Hilary Eke and stakeholders of the party in Okigwe zone.