“I will be the president by 2015”- Governor Rochas Okorocha


Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha on Monday in
Enugu declared his intention to contest in next
year’s presidential election, saying his victory had
been prophesied.

“In 2015 I will be the president of the country,”
Okorocha declared to loud cheers from broom-
wielding members of the All Progressives Congress
at a rally attended by prominent members of the
party in the South-East.

The governor, who spoke in Igbo and English
languages, said his emergence as the country’s
president after the 2015 polls would surprise many,
particularly the ruling Peoples Democratic Party.
Okorocha, whose speech was punctuated with
exclamations of “my people, my people,” said the
APC presidential ticket was never zoned to the

He said, “Three months ago when I said I want to
be president they asked, ‘Can an Igboman be

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