My defection to APC in the best interest of Igbo, says Ojukwu Jr.


By Vincent Ujumadu
Awka – FIRST son of late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Mr. Emeka Ojukwu Jr. has reacted to the controversy trailing his recent defection to All Progressives Congress, APC, saying he was merely following his father’s steps.

Emeka Ojukwu Jnr

Ojukwu, who spoke in Awka insisted that he would never return to the ruling All progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in the state, describing the alleged overtures being made to by Governor Willie Obiano to him to return to APGA as infantile, adding that it smacked of ignorance on the part of the governor about the workings of politics in Nigeria.

According to him, action he took was in the best interest of Igbo, recalling how, shortly after his return from exile in 1982, his father joined the defunct National Party of Nigeria (NPN), rather than the then Nigeria Peoples Party (NPP) dominated by the Igbo.

He said: “I can…

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