13 February 2013

Nigeria: Imo Apga Supports Okorocha On Merger

Owerri — Chairman of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Imo State, Prince Marshal OkaforAnyanwu yesterday supported Governor Rochas Okorocha's alignment with the parties that merged to form a mega party saying there's nothing wrong with the move.

Anyanwu told Daily Trust in Owerri yesterday that the merger as conceived by some the main opposition parties is meant to bring a lasting solution to the problems of the country and that the process is still being worked out.

He described the marriage between APGA and other political parties as the only credible alternative that would eliminate imbalance in the politics of the country.

The APGA chairman advised people to reframe their minds and think aright, adding that the position of Governor Rochas Okorocha in the merger arrangement is for the interest of the party and country at large.

He said that Governor Okorocha's statement that the merger is healthy and would produce credible leaders that would checkmate anomalies and correct the imbalance in the system is not an overstatement but an idea that should not be ignored.

Anyanwu said though APGA has two governors but Okorocha remains the only one out of the two that flies the flag of the party high.

While aligning completely with the merger, the APGA boss said the ideas of those behind the merger would eliminate rigging and imposition in the 2015 election in the country adding that when the entire process is completely in place, Nigerians would witness a balanced election devoid of dictatorship.

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