Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, talk am on Thursday say the time don come for hin son-in-law, Mr. Uche Nwosu, to be the next governor of Imo state.
Okorocha in a release to newsmen in Owerri, through his Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, was apparently reacting to a statement credited to a group, called Restoration Coalition of APC, that vowed to stop the endorsement of his son-in-law, Nwosu, to be the next governor of the state.
The governor brag say the group only dey envy hin son-in-law.
Okorocha defend hin support for hin son-in-law say “Endorsement na Public Statement or action wey show support of something or somebody. Na part of our democracy.
“And he dey surprising say some people don dey loose sleep over the several endorsements wey the young Uche Nwosu has don dey get.
The difference be say hin own endorsement na like a revolution, and almost all the other aspirants don dey fear.”
The release na attempt “To deceive the general public wey no get liver. They suppose don go ahead to endorse dia own candidate.
“Wetin be their headache. Shey na Governor Okorocha be the only governor wey don show interest in one of the members of hin Political family to succeed him?.
“They suppose follow wetin dey happen for other States. And also do dia political research. Endorsement don dey there. And make den go ask dia Candidate to withdraw if hin no dey popular to the extent wey hin go attract people to endorse him. Na Uche Nwosu be the main man and na hin time be this, make nobody dey jealous.”
He add say, “They be habitual Coordinators of guber aspirants. They no fit Contest for election. Na Governor Okorocha carry some of dem enter politics. And today, they don become Coordinators, and I no see ordinary one of them wey win for hin booth for the past elections.
“They no get electoral value to add to any party or aspirant. They be Political Consumers and dey no fit produce anything Politically. People suppose dey bone dem.”