The All Progressive Congress, APC will hold congresses at the ward, Local Government and State levels in Imo State
According to a statement by Sam Onwuemedo, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Rochas Okorocha, the Governor said the coast is now clear for congresses to take place which did not hold the last time.
The Congress is coming two months after the past National Working Committee of the party led by Chief John Odigie Oyegun held congresses in the State which favoured the Coalition group in the party.
Part of the statement reads:
“All Progressives Congress, APC, ward, Local Government and State Congresses that could not take place in the State when other states had theirs, will now take place Friday, Saturday and Monday respectively.
“The Ward Congress will take place on Friday July 20, 2018, while the Local Government and State Congresses will take place on Saturday July 21, and Monday 23, 2018 respectively.
“The governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha disclosed this healthy development to party leaders Tuesday, stating that the Coast is now clear for the State to have her own Congresses which could not take place last time.
“The Court had earlier ruled that there was no Congresses in Imo and directed that the Congresses should be Conducted in line with the provisions of the party’s Constitution and the electoral law.