For the first time in three years, stakeholders and members of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Imo State went in jubilant mood after party chieftains announced millions of naria as willful donation to aid the party in the State as the 2019 elections draws near.
The stakeholders meeting took place at Imo Concorde hotel and was organized by the State Working Committee (SEC) led by the State party chairman, Hilary Eke. It was also the the first time rival politicians in the party were sitting down together for the first time after years of internal political strife.
Chief of Staff and Governor Rochas Okorocha son in law, Uche Nwosu and Senator Ifeanyi Araraume emerged highest donors. Nwosu announced a donation of N25 million naria to the party, while Araraume donated N20 million naria. Others who made donations include the State Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere who donated 5 million naria.
Other donors include Sir Jude Ejiogu , Barr. Chima Anozie, Sir George Eche, Uju Kingsley donated 5 million naria each, while Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Hon. Acho Ihim donated N4 million naria on behalf of himself and members of Imo State House of Assembly.
The meeting ended on a peaceful note as two issues featured prominently on the agenda- fund raising and the planned local government election and