Eze Madumere, the deputy governor of Imo, has dared his boss, Governor Rochas Okorocha in the intriguing succession battle that has gripped the southeastern state . Okorocha has anointed his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu-currently the governor’s chief of staff-to succeed him as the next governor of the state. Nwosu’s aspiration is also said to be backed by 22 lawmakers in the state’s House of Assembly.
However, Deputy Governor Madumere has dared anyone to stop his governorship ambition.
In a statement by Uche Onwuchekwa, his spokesman, Madumere said owing to his years of experience in the private and public sectors, he is more qualified to succeed Okorocha.
“The deputy governor once more likened his betrayal from those he managed and nurtured to limelight politically to that of the betrayal of the Lord Jesus Christ, who was also betrayed by those he loved and called his friends,” the statement read.
“He, however, vowed that no man born of a woman could stop his ambition, saying that God remained the ultimate decider of anyone’s future.”