Finally, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) has removed Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, as the party’s coordinator of its presidential campaign council in the state.
The APC NWC who disclosed this development on Sunday in Abuja, said the reason for its decision was due to Okorocha’s anti-party activities.
It could be recalled that Okorocha had vowed to work in the interest of the governorship ambition of his in-law, Uche Nwosu, who is the candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), against Hope Uzodinma of the APC.
According to Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC National Publicity Secretary, Governor Okorocha could not be part of the party’s strategic meetings since he had publicly worked against the party’s interest.
Issa-Onilu said: “The APC had directed governors to take over the campaign of the party in the state.
“Where it has no governor, it directed governorship candidate to take over. Since Okorocha has displayed anti-party traits, you can’t expect him to be part of our strategic meetings again.”