Former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has formally joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo State.
Ohakim said he joined the APC to yield to the call of his people to harness the common interest of all.
Ohakim declared his membership of APC, while receiving the APC flag from the State Chairman of APC, Marcellus Nlemigbo, at his hometown, Okohia in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, on Tuesday.
He said: “I think Imo first and is a choice to stay on course. When the entire executive of APC, visited me for registering as a member of APC, I told them that I made my position based on informed choice.”
“I have a unique orientation participating in politics for common interest as against personal interest. This time around I have decided not to swim against the tide, adding that “the host here are the ones that will bury me when I die and since I cannot bury myself when I die I have decided to obey my people,” Ohakim said.
Among those present at the ceremony was the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Cosmos Iwu, Governor Hope Uzodimma’s Chief of Staff, Nnamdi Anyahie. ng
Others are State House of Assembly members led by the Speaker, Paul Emeziem and a host of political leaders across the three Senatorial zones of the state.