Uzodinma Vs Okorocha: Ex-Imo Gov. Okorocha Speaks After Royal Spring Fracas
Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said he has the strongest structure in the state.
The ex-governor also accused Governor Hope Uzodinma of unleashing hundreds of thugs against him on Sunday.
Senator Okorocha and his associates were allegedly attacked and later moved away by the police after he went to the sealed Royal Spring Palm Estate, Owerri to see things for himself.
The property was sealed by the Imo state government on the grounds that state fund was used in building the estate.
The estate belonged to Nkechi Okorocha, wife of the ex-imo governor.
Okorocha’s spokesman and media adviser, Sam Onwuemeodo, alleged that Uzodinma’s Special Adviser on Special Duties, Chinasa Nwaneri, led an assault on the former governor
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His statement accused the aide of storming the estate and destroying vehicles in the former governor’s convoy.
Onwuemeodo noted that policemen and “more than 1000 armed” thugs led by Nwaneri attacked the Senator representing Imo West District.
Onwuemeodo insisted that Okorocha was with only his personal aides who were not more than 4 in number.
“We are still watching events as they unfold. Okorocha has the strongest political structure in the state and teaming followers. If he had expected the attack, he would not have moved with his personal aides alone.
“Okorocha has never been a violent man. This planned attack but unprovoked and unwarranted has opened a new, but ugly chapter in the politics of the State. We shall react fully to the situation,” the statement read.
File Photo: Rochas Okorocha and Hope Uzodinma