- Senator Rochas Okorocha, has said his successor, Emeka Ihedioha did not win any election in Imo state
- The senator stated that Ihedioha did not fulfill the constitutional requirements of winning 25% of votes
- The former Imo governor reinstated his belief in the justice system of the country give the mandate to Uche Nwosu, his son-in-law
The immediate past governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has said his successor, Emeka Ihedioha did not win the election that brought him into office.
Okorocha made the comment while speaking at a town hall meeting at his home town of Ogboko community in Imo.
The federal lawmaker stated that Ihedioha did not fulfill the constitutional requirements of winning 25% of votes in two-thirds of the local government areas in the state which legitimizes the election of any governor.
He reinstated his belief in the justice system of the country give the mandate to Uche Nwosu, his immediate past chief of staff and son-in-law.
Okorocha said “Let me be clear, Emeka Ihedioha did not win elections in this state but was crookedly handed the mandate. This is why he is going about running government in such a crookedly manner.
“He didn’t fulfill the constitutional requirements to be governor of Imo and I am confident that the justice system will side with the people of Imo and retrieve the stolen mandate of the people’s choice Uche Nwosu.”
Okorocha is visiting the state for the first time since being sworn in as senator representing Imo West.
Meanwhile, Okorocha's Rochas Foundation College of Africa has welcomed new students from Uganda and Mozambique.
The development raises to 16, the number of African countries benefiting from the free education initiative of the foundation.
A press statement sent to journalists by the media director of the Rochas Foundation, Mr Ahmed Mustapha, indicates that the students joined their colleagues from 14 countries on the continent and will have everything needed for qualitative education at no cost.
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