APC Is Not Yoruba Or Hausa Party-Okorocha
Imo state Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha has debunked the insinuation
that APC is a tribal Party.
Governor Okorocha who made this assertion during a reception organized for
Senator Osita Izunaso by the Orlu Zone at the Orlu Township Stadium,
stated that the Action Peoples Congress (APC) is neither a Hausa nor
Yoruba party but a party that sprang up to correct the anomalies of the
The governor who said that he joined APC to fight the cause of Ndi Igbo,
regretted the level of marginalization and selfish representation the zone
suffered under Abuja –PDP representation, disclosed that the first sixth
top most leadership positions in the country eluded the zone pointing out
that APC would ensure proper representation and repositioning of Ndi-Igbo
in the scheme of things.
Owelle Okorocha challenged the people to say no to bad governance, banish
money bag politics, deceit in polity and selfish representation by joining
APC which will enthrone unity, equity, fairness positive transformation
and unlimited growth.
The State Chief executive called on the people to “join APC for the
generation unborn, the widows, and our jobless youths”. He pointed out
that the party has the interest of the youths and women at hearts.
The State governor commended the Orlu people for grand reception they
organized in honour of Senator Osita Izunaso, whom he described as a
reliable politician. He assumed that peoples mandate and interest must
count come 2015. While he called for attitudinal change by the electorate,
to ensure that credible candidates are voted in.
Senator Osita Izunaso, thanked Orlu people for finding him worthy and he
assured the people that their suffering in APC will never be in vain.
Hon. Ford Ozumba the Organizing committee Chairman of the reception and
Director General Imo Orientation, described Senator Izunaso as
distinguished, brilliant, consistent and dependable Politian.
The occasion was well attended by the Orlu people; the Imo State expanded
executive Council members, APC national figures which include Senator
Chris Ngige who was the Chairman of the occasion, Dr. Nyerere Anyiam the
APC South East Vice Chairman and APC South East members.
Highlight of the occasion include the presentation and induction of
defecting PDP members into APC.