The governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would not only remain strong but would be in power in the state for the next 24 years.
The governor announced this on Thursday, August 13, during the meeting with leaders and officials of the APC, in the state, Vanguard reports.
He also vowed to make sure the party becomes very strong in the whole of South East.
Speaking on the issue of political appointments, Okorocha assured the people that he would appoint commissioners soon.
According to him, local government election will be conducted as soon as the court cases involving the councils are over and until then, his government would continue to make do with transition committees in running the councils.
Okorocha said: “The Community Government Council [CGC] is to be re-structured to make it functional and more effective. We are also going to review the performances of the party in the booths at all levels during the last elections.
“A committee will also be set up to look into the cases or reports of party members or leaders who erred in one way or the other especially during the elections. The party will look into the case of erring members.”
The governor promised to pay all outstanding salaries, adding that the next four years of his administration would be worthy of celebration in the state.
Speaking to journalist at the end of the meeting, Hon. Ugochukwu Nzekwe, the deputy chairman of the party in the state said, they would support the governor and APC government to make progress in the state.
On Monday, July 27, 2015, all government offices in Imo state were shut down, following the industrial action ordered by the leadership of the labour unions operating within the state.
In response, Governor Okorocha ordered all striking civil servants to resume work immediately or risk being instantly sacked.