Action Alliance National Chairman, Rejects Uche Nwosu As Governorship Candidate

Action Alliance National Chairman, Rejects Uche Nwosu As Governorship Candidate

More trouble for Okorocha’s son-in-law Nwosu as AA chairman rejects him as party’s governorship candidate

The
Governorship ambition of Uche Nwosu, the son-in-law to Governor Rochas
Okorocha of Imo state, has again hit the wall. Uche Nwosu who defected
to AA after he failed to secure governorship ticket of APC.

The
AA national chairman, Tunde Anifowose-Kelani, said that Nwosu is neither
a member of the party nor its governorship candidate The national
chairman of Action Alliance party (AA), Tunde Anifowose-Kelani, has
rejected the Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche
Nwosu,‎ as the gubernatorial candidate of the party in the state.
Nigerian Tribune reports that Anifowose-Kelani, made this known in a
statement signed and made available to journalists in Abuja on Thursday,
December Zenithnaija gathered that he maintained that Nwosu is yet to
become a registered member of the party, and therefore, can not be
recognised as the party’s standard-bearer for Imo state in the
forthcoming general elections.

According to him, “Uche Nwosu is
not yet a member of our party and cannot come through the back door to
be a gubernatorial candidate of the party in Imo state.”

The AA
national chairman further said that the party has rules and regulations
guiding its operation, adding that in order to become a registered
member, there are due process such person must follow. Kelani,
therefore, advised that if Uche Nwosu really wants to be a registered
member of Action Alliance (AA) party, he should do the needful.

“People
of such pedigree should know better than junk politicking which would
not help towards 2019.” It will be recalled that ‎Uche Nwosu and some
other aggrieved members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in
Imo state is seeking an alternative party to contest elections in 2019,
following the crisis that ensued during the APC primaries.

Meanwhile,
we had previously reported that eighteen members of the Imo state House
of assembly announced their defection from their political parties. It
was reported that the speaker, Acho Ihim, and 17 other lawmakers dumped
the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party
(PDP) and defected to the Action Alliance (AA).