Era of darkness in Imo is over – Governor Rochas Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has assured that his victory at the Supreme Court on the governorship legal tussle with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally marked the end of an era of darkness in the state.

The governor who addressed a cross section of Imo people at the Government House shortly on arrival from Abuja, described the saga as a spiritual battle that has ushered in illuminating light in the state.

With intermittent songs of praise to god over his victory which he noted began from May 6, 2011 when Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared him governor to the protracted legal battle to the nation’s Apex Court, Gov. Okorocha expressed that the victory was not his making but that of God who gives power and authority to whom he pleases.

Also assuring that the state must be better and shines as one of the best in the country under his administration, the governor regretted that the period of senseless litigation had slowed down the wheel of progress of the state but however boasted that he would recover same through more achievements.

The governor who accorded a tumultuous airport reception by party supporters, market women, traders and school children enjoined the people to always remain prayerful for more meaningful development.


Earlier, his Deputy, Sir. Jude Agbaso, his wife Nkechi Okorocha, the Chairman of the state Council of Traditional Rulers, HRM Eze Samuel Ohiri and his three zonal chairmen, wives of council chairmen, APGA women leaders as well as other stakeholders had expressed gratitude to God for the Supreme Court victory which they noted would usher in more democracy dividends in the state.



Ebere Uzoukwa
SA Media [Print]
for SSA Media to the Governor
4th March, 2012



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