Embattled former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha , has so far visited Rivers Governor and PDP heavyweight, Nyesom Wike twice in 30 days.
News Mail Nigeria has gathered that tongues have started wagging. Many now believe he is trying to secure a strong place in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. This is due to his running battle with Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma.
A source told Daily Post that Rochas Okorocha is making new moves with this continues visit to Wike.
“Okorocha is trying to take Imo back and he is using all arsenals within his reach to activate that,” the source said.
The first visit, Senator Rochas Okorocha joined the Rivers State strong man to commission a project. This one was to commiserate with Wike over the death of his uncle, Chief Charles Aleruchi Ihunwo Wike.
Wike’s uncle who died at the ripe age of 87 was the Eze Epara Kwurume Chukwuokahia Obasinwo IV of Rumuepirikom Clan in Apara kingdom of Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Rochas Okorocha who was in Rivers State to attended the funeral was joined by other top PDP members like former Governors of Rivers State, Dr Peter Odili and Sir Celestine Omehia; former Imo State Governor; National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus .
Other PDP dignitaries in attendance included former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Sir Austin Opara; Senator Sam Anyanwu; South-South zonal chairman of the PDP, Chief Dan Orbih; Chairman of the PDP in Rivers State, Ambassador Desmond Akawor; Chairman of Rivers Elders Council, High Chief Ferdinand Alabraba; Senator Barry Mpigi and several others.
Source : News Mail Nigeria