The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said President Muhammadu
Buhari is unaware of recent decisions taken by Adams Oshiomhole.
Okorocha, in a statement released through his Chief Press Secretary,
Sam Onwuemeodo, insisted the president is too “descent and does not have
an appetite for lawlessness like Oshiomhole in running the affairs of
According to the Governor, “Adams Oshiomhole has done so many strange
things within the party and it will be wrong for anybody to think that
President Buhari on account of his penchant for decency, honesty, and
forthrightness, will be on the same page with the national chairman.”
He further said that “the national chairman of the party has told the
world that he wants to ensure party supremacy and he has been doing so
to the best of his ability because from all indications, he has his own
idea of party supremacy.
“Oshiomhole’s idea of party’s supremacy could be the purported
suspension of two governors on the platform of the party a few days
after the presidential and National Assembly elections in which the
party did well without any contribution from him,” Governor Okorocha
“The president was voted for by Nigerians across the geopolitical
zones because he has proved to be real and can be trusted. When he said
‘I am fighting corruption,’ you see it happening. It cannot be the same
thing with someone who sold the tickets of the party to the highest
“We are yet to see any living Nigerian who could have defeated
President Buhari in that election. He has earned the confidence and
trust of most Nigerians.
“In states where he lost, you could see traces of wanton manipulation
and mutilation of election figures like in the case of Imo.
“In other words, the president has nothing to do with Oshiomhole’s
disdain for the right actions and the chairman’s charity for lawlessness
and total disregard for the party’s constitution,” he added.