Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given reason Hope Uzondima, senator representing Imo west, was picked in place of Uche Nwosu as its governorship candidate in Imo.
Speaking with newsmen at party’s t headquarters in Abuja, Oshiomhole said he would always uphold the truth in the interest of the party and its members in Imo.
He vowed not to assist the Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo, to use the “party instruments to build a political dynasty”.
Oshiomhole said the desperation of Okorocha to pick a senate ticket and a governorship ticket for his son-in-law amounted to turning Imo into his family dynasty.
“Governor Rochas Okorocha, the chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, is a beneficiary of the court process, we rescued him. The primary conducted by my predecessor completely swept governor Okorocha out of the system-from ward, local government to the state,” he said.
“What I am not able to do for governor Okorocha is to assist him with the instrument of the APC to help him to build a political dynasty.
“We have prepared the name of senator Hope Uzodinma and submitted it to the INEC. If Governor Rochas chose to relocate to the Villa and use the grounds of villa to try to intimidate me to create a dynasty, I won’t accept it.
“I will uphold the truth in the best interest of the APC members and indeed of the APC people in Imo state. The truth does not require a supporters’ club to stand, it has its own legs, and it can stand.”