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I Never Took Uzodinma’s $1m Largess To LP Primary – Ohakim

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A former Governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim denied several claims linking him with a report which said that he was a conduit used to disburse $1million to Chief Athan Achonu, the state gubernatorial candidate of Labour Party.

The Eastern Updates reports that an audio had last week surfaced via social media platforms wherein Ohakim was alleged to have been the conduit used by current Governor Hope Uzodinma to disburse $1million to Achonu to enable him to clinch the Labour Party ticket ahead of the November elections.

Ohakim described the allegation as false and criminally defamatory asking the public to disregard it in its entirety.

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Further, the former governor said, ‘My attention has been drawn to a viral audio claiming that HE. Gov Hope Uzodimma used me as a conduit to disburse $1m to Sen Athan Achonu, the LP guber nominee. This audio is false and criminally defamatory  and I’m taking prompt steps to bring the known creator to book.’

The Eastern Updates recalls that Achonu had last weekend emerged the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, which is being contested by another aspirant, Gen. Jack Ogunewe  (Rtd), who alleged irregularities.

While Achonu polled 134 votes to clinch the ticket, Ogunewe came second with 125 votes.

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