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Former Imo State Governor, Ikedi Ohakim has revealed his reason for being the latest big ‘masquerade’ who has joined the ruling APC (All Progressive Congress). Ohakim defected to the ruling party yesterday at a reception in Isiala Mbano Local Government are of Imo State.

While addressing APC party faithfuls who had gathered to welcome him, the former governor said it was his desire to work with the incumbent governor Hope Uzodimma to move the state forward. These are some of his words:

“Given my commitment to the best decisions that would be most beneficial to the people and desirous of the need to quickly join hands with my friend, Uzodimma, and other leaders of the party in Imo, South East and Nigeria to build a formidable political party headed by individuals that share the same values and ideals with me, I, Ikedi Ohakim, and my supporters and associates decided to join the APC.”

“This decision is in response to the pleadings of my admirers and the touching request by the leadership of APC in Imo. What I am doing today, therefore, is to publicly endorse an action I took at my ward level many months ago.”

“Added to the above, I find in Governor Uzodimma a man, who is determined to set enviable records that would change the lives and fortunes of the people and the state at the end of the day,”.

The following are some names of party chieftains present at the reception; Imo APC Chairman, Marcel Nlemigbo; House of Assembly Speaker, Paul Emeziem; Secretary to State Government (SSG), Cosmos Iwu; and Chairman, APC Membership Registrations, Update and Revalidation Committee, Godwin Anaughe.

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