Rochas Okorocha and Emeka Ihedioha
Rochas Okorocha and Emeka Ihedioha

Ihedioha fires first shot at Okorocha, says ‘our state has been badly governed’

NEWS DIGEST – The Governor-elect of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has taken his first shot at the incumbent Governor Rochas Okorocha for allegedly governing Imo ‘‘badly’’ for the past eight years.

Ihedioha, a former deputy speaker in the National Assembly, emerged winner of the Imo governorship election that held on March 9.

He contested the seat under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and polled 273, 404 votes to beat closest opponent, Uche Nwosu of the Action Alliance (AA) who got 190,364.

In a tweet on his official twitter page, Ihedioha said he is ready to hit the ground running immediately he is sworn in as executive governor of the state.

He said: ‘‘our state has been badly governed and we can’t wait to put it back on the path of growth and prosperity.’’

Ihedioha added, ‘‘I will continue to ask for your supports, encouragements and prayers.’’