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Imo Poll: APGA Europe commends judiciary or upholding the election of Governor Rochas Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo StateMembers of the All Progressives Grand Alliance Europe-United Kingdom, UK Chapter have commended  the recent verdict of the Court  of Appeal sitting in  Abuja for upholding the election of Governor Rochas Okorocha.

The General Secretary of the group,  Sir Onyeka Mbaso in a statement said that the verdict has shown the courage and transparency of  judiciary.

“The court of appeal verdict has restored the public confidence in the law and it reminds us that the victory is not only for the Imolites but for the whole eastern region

“This is an indication that democracy is a very good system of governance and has proved that the jurisdiction of the Imo State citizens has determines its ruling authority”, he stated stressing that Okorocha’s good governance was a determinant of the sustainability and strength of democracy.

The group also  advised the Imo State governor to use his election victory as a motivation to work for the people of his state. They also urged the governor to probe the activities of his predecessor, Chief Ikedi Ohakim when he was the governor of the state.

“Okorocha should  invite EFCC to check the activities of the ex Governor Ikedi Ohakim and his lieutenants while in office. Democracy is all about transparency, accountability and the rule of law.

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