Obiano hits back after Okorocha calls him man without idea: “Okorocha contested for presidency to make money”


Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano hit back at his Imo State counterpart, calling him a rabble rouser and claiming his participation in Presidential election as an aspirant was to make a living.

The duo got into a fight after Obiano’s veiled attack on Okorocha over the latter’s statement that three South East governors would defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

While replying Obiano, Okorocha had said he meant no harm and took a dig at the governor.

He said, ‘‘Governors with ideas and the right exposure gave their polite reactions, but the one without ideas took to insults. Only men with nothing to offer in terms of ideas take delight in insulting others. Men of ideas do not insult others.”

Hurling insult at Okorocha back through a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Strategic Communication and Legislative Matters, Prince Oliver Okpala, Obiano said, “While claiming noble antecedent, Okorocha questioned Obiano’s antecedent before he became governor. What insolence and tomfoolery. The world knows Obiano’s antecedent as an accomplished banker of repute and a great juggernaut in the finance industry. But, the same cannot be said of Okorocha as Nigerians truly know him for the wrong reasons.

“They know him as a rabble rouser, who claimed to be a politician and flew the tricky kite of contesting for the presidency just to corner some change into his pockets and the records are there for everyone to see.

“Okorocha’s claim that there is a general impression that Obiano is ‘an aggressive governor who should have done better as a militant than as a governor is laughable and it is clear to Nigerians who really is a “motor park” personality between them.”

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