Okorocha ‘Ekweremadu’s position is under threat,’ Governor says

Okorocha further named the person who would displace Ekweremadu as Benjamin Uwajumogu, the APC candidate for the Imo North Senatorial District.

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Governor Rochas Okorocha

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Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has said that Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu will soon lose his position to a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Okorocha further named the person who would displace Ekweremadu as Benjamin Uwajumogu, the APC candidate for the Imo North Senatorial District.

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“The position of Senator Ike Ekweremadu as the Deputy Senate President is at the moment under heavy threat, because in no distant time, the APC Senator in-waiting from Imo State, Benjamin Uwajumogu, will take over the seat on the grounds that it is an aberration that a PDP senator from the South-East is deputy to an APC Senate President because, before now, the APC could not produce a senator from the South-East zone,” Okorocha was quoted as saying by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo.

“Senator Ekweremadu had known that such a development was not only feasible but inevitable and that was why he fully funded the candidate of the PDP in the rerun senatorial poll in Okigwe zone and also relocated to the state three days to the election date,” he added.

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Okorocha reportedly made the comments on Sunday, July 24, 2016, during a victory party to celebrate the APC’s victory in the July 23 rerun senatorial elections in the state.

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