By Collins Ughalaa
Popular blogger in Imo State, Ifeanyi Njoku, has cried out for his life, saying that Governor Rochas Okorocha plots to kill him following his reports of the failed APC ward congress in the state on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
In a statement made available to The Oracle Today, the blogger said the Governor and his Chief of Staff and son in-law, Uche Nwosu, should be held responsible.
"If I die, Governor Rochas Okorocha, Uche Nwosu and Imo State Government Should be held responsible", he said.
Narrating his ordeal, he said that "Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha’s thugs led by Uche Nwosu's Personal Assistant, Mr. Nwadike Chikezie, and Coordinator of Ugwumba Movement, Mr Ezinwa Wisdom Nwauwa, led more than 15 Imo State government hired thugs wearing red berat and scalf this evening and invaded Rockview Hotels, Owerri, looking for blogger, Ifeanyi Njoku, to murder for mere reporting factual and objective situation with regards to Imo All Progressive Congress Ward Congress, where Governor Okorocha was defeated at the field, forcing him to led his group to Imo State Police Command on protest.
"I therefore draw the attention of the general public, Nigeria security agencies, traditional and religious institutions in Imo State to be of the know, that anything that happens to me (IfeanyiCy Njoku), Governor Rochas Okorocha, and his Imo State Government should be held responsible".
The statement was copied to the Inspector General of Police (IGP),
Commissioner of Police Imo State, Director of State Security Services,
Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Council of Nigeria and
Nigeria Bloggers Association