Herdsmen: Don’t set Nigeria on fire, Akeredolu warns Bauchi gov Ohakim, who held sway between 2007 and 2011, acknowledged that the current atmosphere had necessitated people joining the ruling party.Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri A former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has debunked the speculation making the rounds that he had joined the ruling All Progressives Congress. Ohakim, in a statement issued by the Director General of his Campaign Organization, Austine Otuokere, in Owerri, the state capital, stated that he would not join the APC without informing the members of his political family. [READ ALSO]
“His Excellency takes full cognizance of the fact that the current political atmosphere in the country gives room for speculations but camp changing by a person of his caliber and pedigree is not something he could smuggle into the internet. ALSO READ: Give us state police, resource control now, El-Rufai tells FG “While Dr. Ohakim is also aware of the sweeping enthusiasm of Nigerians across the different states of the federation to join the ruling party, any moves by him in a similar direction must be in the full glare of all Nigerians and with the full participation of members of his political family, thus offering a photo opportunity for a reliable communication of his current political preferences.
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