Uncertainty still trails the outcome of last Saturday’s APC ward congresses in Imo State as Governor Rochas Okorocha has ordered the arrest and arraignment of the committee members sent to monitor the exercise.
Okorocha’s reaction came despite the position of the state chairman of the party, Dr Hilary Eke and the state organising secretary, Dr Clement Chijioke Anozie, both of who rated the exercise as successful in all the 305 wards in the 27 LGAs of the state.
Speaking with newsmen at a press conference in Owerri, yesterday, the chairman said contrary to claims in some quarters, the exercise was later held after the initial hiccups over the whereabouts of the election materials and the mysterious disappearance of a key figure in the exercise under whose custody the election materials were.
He said he could confirm without doubt as the chairman that he did not receive any complaints from any ward about anything untoward in the exercise. Read more