The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has removed
the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, as the state coordinator of the party’s campaign council. The committee was chaired by Mathew Omegara had earlier summoned the governor and six others to appear before it.
The decision followed the recommendation of the disciplinary committee set up by the Imo APC over allegations of anti-party activities levelled against the governor and others.
Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the National publicity secretary, said "What has happened in Imo shows that the APC means business. Once they have complied with all the rules, no problem. When they bring the recommendation to the NWC, we will look at it".
Okorocha had vowed to work for his son-in-law, who is the governorship candidate of the Action Alliance, Uche Nwosu, against the APC candidate, Senator Hope Uzodinma.