May 27, 2018

I’ll lead statewide protest if Okorocha doesn’t hold council poll before June –Man, 90, vows (Punch)

I’ll lead statewide protest if Okorocha doesn’t hold council poll before June –Man, 90, vows (Punch)

A pre-colonial nationalist, Pa Conleth Omeka, says he would lead a statewide protest if Governor Rochas Okorocha fails to conduct council election in two months’ time.

The visually impaired nonagenarian said there was no need for general elections in the state if, for seven years, Okorocha has “vehemently refused” to conduct LGA elections. At a press briefing on Tuesday, Pa Omeka, who is the national coordinator of Nigeria Patriots Pioneers Liberation Movement, said the absence of democratically elected chairmen and councils was “spreading hunger and poverty in Imo State.” Read more

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