5 Reasons Why Anambra Deputy Governor Nkem Okeke Defected to APC -GCFRNG

5 Reasons Why Anambra Deputy Governor Nkem Okeke Defected to APC -GCFRNG

It is no longer news that Dr. Nkem Okeke, the lieutenant governor of Anambra state has moved to the APC Dr. Okeke, former commissioner under the Peter Obi administration, was received by the president at the Presidential Village, Abuja The defection of the The lieutenant governor has rattled political tongues in Anambra state and beyond.

Awka – Dr. Nkem Okeke, the Lieutenant Governor of Anambra State on Wednesday October 13, defected from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Okeke, a former university professor, was formally received into the APC by President Muhammadu Buhari after the chairman of the interim party committee and governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, and the governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma. They will take to Aso Rock.

The situation was said to upset Okeke, who was said to have tried to collect fees from him, but was refused. Although it was said that he had been paid his wages, the rights did not come true. Refusal to change his official cars The lieutenant governor would also have been rejected when he tried to change his official cars, especially a bulletproof vehicle due to insecurity in the state and the southeastern region. Dr. Okeke was said to be concerned for his safety and tried to get better vehicles, but his requests were rejected.

Denial of his assignments Dr. Okeke was also denied his wardrobe, travel and other assignments including as acting lieutenant governor. Once again, he was turned down on several occasions when he tried to get what was owed to him, with many saying that the decision not to pay him was more of a political decision than a financial one. Icy relationship with the governor In the first part of his administration, the lieutenant governor was accused of “overshadowing the governor.” Apparently, he was called to order without delay to ask for clarification on what to say during state functions. Although a highly revered traditional ruler in the state had restored the truce in his leadership, it seems that the center between the duo can no longer hold.

Positioning for 2023 The acting lieutenant governor failed to fuel the ambition to replace his boss in office as the APGA zoned the party governor ticket to the Anambra South Senate District while he is from the Anambra Senate District Central. There are hints that Dr. Okeke defected to the APC to position himself for an appointment, especially as we approach 2023.

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