The former governor of imo state and the lawmaker currently representing Imo West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Rochas Okorocha has officially declared his ambition to contest for 2023 Presidential election again.
DAILY GIST learnt that okorocha had contested for the Presidential ticket three times over the past years but failed to win any of it. It was gathered that he contested under the platform of ANPP, PDP where he came second and the APC in 2014.
The former imo governor when he received a group of youth under the umbrella of ‘Forward with Anayo Rochas Okorocha (FOWARO 2023)’ in his office at Abuja assured them of victory in the coming 2023 presidential election.
Okorocha said he is the right man to bring the nation out of her current challenges, adding that he had contested for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria three times.
The APC chieftain said the nation was going through the most difficult moment sequel to the prevailing insecurity in the land.
He, however, expressed optimism to win the forthcoming election and put smiles on the faces of Nigerians home and in the diaspora.
“I have contested for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria three times. The first time l ran when l was very young; 20 years ago, and l ran on the platform of ANPP. Later l ran on the platform of the PDP where l came second and the last one APC in 2014.
“So, l have been in the business of running for this office. This time, it will be the fourth attempt. I am hoping to be the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Every time l started, l got stopped at the primary level, but this time around when l do run, l must win the race,” he said.
Okorocha and the current governor of imo State, Uzodinma had recently lock horn in public despite both being a member of all progressive Congress (APC). Uzodinma alleged that Okorocha used government funds to bought many properties belonging to him and his family. This facilitate the governor decision to sealed some of the properties.
Okorocha went on bodly to unsealed the properties leading to his arrest consequently. Okorocha and his aides however were granted bail by a court in imo