Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has congratulated the new governor-elect of the state, Senator Hope Uzodinma, promising to give him his “unflinching support” as he assumes office today January 15th.
In a statement released by his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo, Okorocha, who now represents Imo West Senatorial District at the Senate, said that Uzodinma’s emergence was a good omen for the All Progressives Congress in the state.
The statement reads, “The former governor of the state and senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has congratulated Senator Hope Uzodinma over his victory at the Supreme Court which declared him the new governor of the state.
“Owelle Okorocha also congratulated the APC members in Imo for the victory. He called on all hands to be on deck for the support of the new governor. Owelle Okorocha assured Senator Uzodinma of his unflinching support.” the statement read in part
In a unanimous judgement delivered on Tuesday, January 14th, the Supreme court annuled the March 9th 2019 election of Emeka Ihedioha and announced Hope Uzodinma of the APC as the duly elected governor of the state.