Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Okorocha Donates Bags Of Rice, N407m To APC Members In Imo

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo today hosted executives of All Progressives Congress (APC) at wards, local governments and state levels and gave them 18,500 bags of rice valued N370 million, in addition to N37 million, Vanguard reports.

Okorocha said during APC stakeholders meeting held at Imo State International Convention, Owerri that each ward should collect 50 bags of rice valued N1 million and N100, 000 cash. He said the gesture was Christmas and New Year gifts for APC members in appreciation of their hard work and keeping faith with the party.

“We provided 18, 500 bags of rice and each ward out of 370 wards will go home with 50 bags worth N1 million and N100, 000 cash per ward.


“The rice and money should be shared among the members of APC alone, no traditional rulers or Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members should partake in the sharing’’, he said.

Okorocha, who showered praises on APC members for keeping faith with the party in spite months of suspension of financial funding of the party due to economic recession, assured the party executives that more cash would be pumped into the party’s activities.

“I recently released N20 million to each of the 27 local government areas which was shared through the (state development council) for the grading of rural roads in each ward and N400, 000 for organising cultural carnival in Owerri in Dec. 2016, he added.

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