APGA Crisis: I’ve Not Dumped Umeh, Says Okorocha


Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has re-affirmed that the
cordial relationship between him and the national chairman of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh remains intact.

In a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media (Print), Ebere
Uzoukwa, the governor described the purported report that he had
dumped Umeh as the handiwork of the some political detractors and
mischief-makers whose agenda is to destroy APGA and cause disaffection
between him and the national chairman.

The statement reads “Governor Rochas Okorocha remains loyal to APGA
and its leadership at all levels including Chief Victor Umeh led
National Working Committee (NWC).He has demonstrated high regard for
APGA above personal interest and will ever remain committed in making
the party a formidable platform in the quest to provide good
governance to Imo people and Nigerians through well articulated people
oriented programmes which is the hallmark of APGA”.

“It is however noteworthy to mention that Governor Okorocha neither
discussed APGA and Umeh with any northern governor nor directed his
commissioners and political associates to keep away from the national

The governor’s aide however maintained that Governor Okorocha has no
plans whatsoever to quit APGA rather has demonstrated enough
commitment as a leader to resolve the crisis orchestrated by some
detractors who are already jittery over the growth of the party in the
south east and beyond.



  1. sir, chief, and beloved governor. you have done well. God and man know this for a fact. i live in the usa now not by choice,and i say this to you, the conduct of the immpecable governor obi and chief rochas are heralded far beyong the horizon of the land. the goodness of these two are victory songs sang far beyond the mountain tops, even heard in foreign lands. i therefore say that the acidic, intrusive behaviors of the bill gates of nigeria: ifeanyi uba and chief umeh is not enough to derail you two saintly governors. i don’t even find your associastion with these destructive characters funny in the least. as God, man, anambra, and imo support you two, march on to victory, for even at the turn of the century, when we are gone, the two of your names will be held high on top of the mountain of hope. may God bless you two and the rest of the people you fight for.


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