The brand new governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma has stated that the protest held with the aid of PDP chieftains led via its birthday celebration chairman Uche Secondus in Abuja on Monday January 20th, became an try to take over the Buhari led authorities.
Secondus in agency of the PDP Vice Presidential candidate within the 2019 election, Peter Obi, Dino Melaye and different chieftains, took to the streets of Abuja to protest the January 14th judgement via the Supreme courtroom nullifying Emeka Ihedioha’s election and changing him with APC’s Hope Uzodinma.
Reacting to the protest, Uzodinma who met with APC supporters in his office, stated the truth that the PDP individuals determined to preserve the protest in Abuja showed they’d an ulterior motive which changed into to topple the Buhari authorities. He stated they should stop protesting as it was God who made him Governor.
The cause of folks that are sporting black, protesting across the country isn’t approximately the Imo State governorship election. If it is the Imo State governorship election, why are PDP contributors protesting in Abuja, Bayelsa and everywhere in the country? Why are they not protesting best in Imo State?
PDP desires to overthrow the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. I, therefore, use this medium to name on all the security groups to begin an investigation into the organised synchronised national crisis, which the PDP is plotting.
I need you to hold supporting the government of President Buhari. You all understand that I changed into the front runner candidate for the duration of the 2019 governorship election in Imo State. I did now not undertaking the election on the grounds of violence. I challenged the election considering the fact that INEC refused to accept the outcomes of 388 polling devices it conventional at the collation centers.
The Tribunal did now not recognize our petition. The Appeal Court gave us a minority judgement, however the Supreme Court, in its wisdom, understood our petition and gave judgement in our favour.
“I am already the governor and I am in fee of Imo State Government House. Why would all people venture the integrity and awareness of the Supreme Court justices? The Supreme Court justices gave us a majority judgement. The seven justices of the Supreme Court introduced their judgement in our favor.
“The identical God who made me governor will sustain me. Nobody becomes governor with out God’s approval. Don’t be afraid. I am in rate here and we will preserve supporting and praying for our president to succeed.”
The governor additionally alleged that there had been plans to impeach him. According to him, the PDP is plotting with members of the state house of Assembly to impeach him over an alleged $12 million fraud case
“We recognize the game plan of the PDP because we are aware that they have got been secretly inciting Imo State House of Assembly members to think of how to impeach the governor. So, they may be looking to rake up whatever they can, even falsehood, to incite the public” he said