Uproar as Okorocha Installs Son-in law Deputy Governor

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The Source has learnt that except there is a last minute change of heart, Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha will in the coming days install his Son-inlaw who is also his Chief of Staff, Uche Nwosu, as the new Deputy Governor of the state.The incumbent Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere  is set to be impeached by the State House of Assembly. Sources told the Magazine that key loyalists of the governor have tried in vain to dissuade him from elevating Nwosu to the position of Deputy governor,…

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Okorocha Unleashes Terror On Imo Communities

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Imo state government under Governor Rochas Okorocha has allegedly concluded arrangements to resort to brute force to enforce the newly introduced #3,000 levy on every taxable person in every community in the state. However, communities in the state are girding their loins for a battle against the levy. Feelers from virtually all the over 500 autonomous communities in Imo indicate that the levy is not popular with the people and will therefore not be paid, threats of severe of sanctions for obstinate communities and their traditional rulers…

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Imo Guber Race: Aspirants Plot Against “Third Term”

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   Imo state governorship race is always crowded. Ahead 2019 governorship election in the state, the race to succeed the incumbent, Rochas Okorocha is crowded with notable sons and daughters of the state. Okorocha has anointed his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu who is also his Chief of Staff as successor but the move has been receiving knocks from a broad spectrum of Imo people, including members of the governor’s own party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. Many say Nwosu’s governorship would be Okorocha’s third term by proxy. However,…

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2019 Imo Guber Race: Plot Against Okorocha’s Son In-Law Thickens

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Prelude to next year’s Imo gubernatorial election, high voltage political alignment is afoot in the state. There are indications that Owerri and Okigwe senatorial zones have resolved to present a single candidate that could defeat Governor Rochas Okorocha’s anointed successor. The governor recently endorsed his son-in-law Uche Nwosu as his successor. Nwosu who was former Commissioner for Land under Okorocha and now his Chief of Staff hails from Orlu senatorial district, just like his father in-law, the governor. The governor himself has declared interest in the Imo…

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