The Imo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress,
APC, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari to run for
a second term.
The APC also passed a vote of confidence on the state
governor, Rochas Okorocha.
The Communiqué containing both the endorsement of
Buhari and the vote of confidence on Okorocha was signed
by the state Chairman of the Party, Dr. Hillary Eke and the
Secretary, Ireagwu Obioma, with the 27 Local Government
Chairmen of the Party.
According to Imo APC, the influx into the party by eminent
Nigerians and the phenomenal growth of the party showed
how well the party is doing and also the administrations
under its control at all levels.
Part of the communiqué reads, “The entire APC structure in
Imo State affirms implicit support to the endorsement of Mr.
President’s second term in office by the 24 Governors of
“We wholeheartedly align with this progressive agenda as it
is the only way to sustain the gains of credible and
transparent governance which have been the hallmark of
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration especially in
sustaining the fight to restore the integrity of the country by
lifting her from the cesspool of corruption.
“We commend the visionary and dynamic leadership
provided by His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha,
OON which has continued to drown the opposition in Imo
State. We commend the State Chairman, Dr. Hilary Eke and
his team for their support to His Excellency in his drive to
position the South-East geo-political zone in the front burner
of national politics. We retain implicit confidence in them.
“All APC faithful are hereby enjoined to mobilize massively
to ensure successful Congress for the continued progress of
our great Party.
“All party faithful and indeed all Imolites are to ensure
maximum mobilization of the grassroots to produce a
resounding victory for APC at the forthcoming Local
Government elections scheduled to hold in July, 2018.”