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Okorocha speaks on reported defection to PDP



 Okorocha speaks on reported defection to PDP

Former governor of Imo State and Senator Representing lmo West senatorial, Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday debunked the rumour that he has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He said he was still a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Okorocha had appeared in a viral photo with former governor Emeka Ihedioha at a burial ceremony of mother of one of his aides Pascal Uju

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Sam. Onwuemeodo, the Senator said he could not have joined PDP in a burial ceremony.

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“Photographers were taking their shots without anybody being conscious of any attendant mischief, since the political leaders were all there, for Hon. Uju mother’s burial. lt was not a political rally.

“Those behind this false story deliberately failed or refused to mention the venue and title of the event where the photographs were taken.

“They could not also quote a portion of Okorocha’s speech since he is not a dumb man and must have made a speech at the event.

“We are at ease to say that Okorocha has not joined the PDP.

“He is still a member of the APC. Burial ceremony could not have become political declaration rally.”

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