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There were reports of major political breakthrough in Imo State with some prominent chieftains of Imo All Progressives Congress, Coalition group have collapsed into the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA.

There were reports of major political breakthrough in Imo State with some prominent chieftains of Imo All Progressives Congress, Coalition group have collapsed into the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA.

It would be recalled that the Imo APC Coalition was a group of politicians in the party who were struggling for the soul of the party in the State with Governor Rochas Okorocha. Nigeria Moment gathered that Coalition was made up of Imo State Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, Senator Benjamin Uwajumuogu, Senator Osita Izunaso, Dr. TOE Ekechi and others. According to earlier reports, there was a split among members of the Coalition over a planned move to APGA by top chieftains of the Coalition which has been confirmed. One of the arrow heads of the Coalition, Senator Araraume joined by a former National Organizing Secretary of APC, Senator Osita Izunaso later approached the national leadership of APGA preparatory to joining the cock party. While Araraume maintained sealed lips on the outcome of a meeting with the APGA National Chairman, Victor Oye, Izunaso said consultations were still ongoing. The consultations may have yielded positive results as reports filtered that an alliance has been consummated and all members of the group aspiring for positions have been given waver in APGA to obtain forms in order to enable them have equal rights and or privileges. Senator Araraume who has refused to openly admit his entrance into APGA was also alleged to have obtained the Nomination and Expression of Interest forms to vie for APGA governorship ticket.  A reliable source said the Senator who is making his fourth attempt to become Imo State Governor is now set to officially announce his declaration for APGA alongside some members of the APC Coalition who agreed to join the cock party. Reports which surfaced on the social media claimed that the alliance between APGA and the Coalition members was consummated on Sunday at a meeting presided over by APGA National Chairman, Victor Oye and Secretary, Labaran Maku.
Oye reportedly assured the new entrants of a level playing ground, hailing the invaluable contributions of Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, Senator Victor Umeh and members of the National Working Committee, NWC who participated in the discussions at critical stages of the alliance.

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