APC Congress: Imo APC re-elects Ekeh as party chairman

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Mr Hillary Ekeh has been re-elected as Imo APC party Chairman in the just concluded APC state congress in Imo. The party delegates who described the congress election as peaceful and successful also re-elected Deputy Chairman Mr Ugochukwu Nzekwe.

But Gov. Rochas Okorocha described the election as illegal claiming that there was a court injunction restraining the party from conducting the election. Okorocha’s Chief press Secretary Mr Sam Onwuemeodo yesterday issued a statement that the governor had obtained an injunction from an Owerri high court to stop the congress.

The party Chairman Hillary Ekeh countered the claim by saying neither he nor any member of the executive was served the injunction notice. But the Imo police command claimed an injunction notice was served them and appealed that the congress be put on hold.

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