Mr Uche Nwosu.
The most popular Imo State governorship candidate of Senator Rochas Okorocha within the 2019 basic elections, Mr Uche Nwosu, says changing into the primary citizen of the state isn’t a ‘do or die’ affair for him.
Although Nwosu who contested the March 9 ballot on the platform of the Action Alliance (AA) wished to be a governor, he confused that he by no means opted to attain his intention in any respect prices.
“Once the Supreme Court has said ‘this is how it is’, you have to accept it. For me, politics is not do or die affair; politics is give and take,” he stated whereas addressing reporters on the Sam Mbakwe Airport in Owerri, the state capital.
“The Supreme Court; they have given their decision. Whether good or bad, I accept it and what matters is Imo State. I am not fighting to be governor of Imo State by all means,” the governorship candidate added.
Senator Okorocha, the quick previous governor of Imo State, had backed Nwosu who’s his son-in-law to succeed him within the final elections.
But Nwosu couldn’t get the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a state of affairs which precipitated disagreement inside the get together whereas he defected to the AA to pursue his governorship ambition.
Against the backdrop of heated political actions in Imo, Mr Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged because the folks’s alternative as he was returned elected by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
After a sequence of authorized battles, Nwosu promised to help any candidate who emerges victorious on the Election Petition Tribunal case pending on the Supreme Court.
He additionally famous that the apex court docket because the APC governorship candidate within the election and known as on get together trustworthy to work collectively for the progress of the state.
The politician stated, “The Supreme Court has said it all. The Supreme Court judgement said that I am the candidate of APC. What it means is that another person was foisted on APC. I am the candidate of APC.
“I have forgiven everybody no matter who the person is. From the national chairman, those who came and destroy the APC in the state, I have forgiven them. What we need is to move ahead, we are brothers and sisters and there must be peace.”