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Rochas Okorocha "My aide was beaten in my presence," Governor accuses PDP of wreaking havoc in Imo

Okorocha faulted Saturday elections in Imo State, saying the PDP violently hijacked the process.

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Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha

Imo State Governor and APC member, Rochas Okorocha, has accused the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of disrupting elections in the state on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Okorocha stated this in a telephone with Channels TV  today March 29. He said a lot of his aides and commissioners were arrested and about 80% of polling units in the state had it collation process interrupted.

"My military aide was beaten right in my presence, while he was trying to record my conversation with the soldiers in my village as they were disrupting activities," the Governor said.

Pulse had reported yesterday March 28, that several government officials in Imo State were arrested on Saturday by the Police for various 'offences,' and about six villages in Orlu Local Government were characterised by violence.

Okorocha added that "Young people of Rochas Foundation were arrested and locked up when they went back to their villages to vote."

No words from the PDP camp at this time.

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