As a pointer to what the All Progressives Congress(APC) Primaries and the 2019 electoral contest in Imo state would look like continues to emerge steadily following the confidence the party’s National Working Committee repose on the members of the Ararume and Izunaso group.
The latest being the appointment on friday of Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu,senator representing Imo North as the Secretary to the APC National Convention Organizing Committee.
The present appointment is coming immediately after the Technical Committee to navigate the ruling party out of the issue of Tenure elongation where he(Uwajumogu) served as a member with Governor Lalong of Plateau state and Malam Nasir El’Reufai of Kaduna State.
The Camp of the duo of Senator Ifeanyi Ararume and Osita Izunaso is said to be in celebration mood following the announcement of her member to the exalted position on Friday.
According to one of the supporters of Ararume,the appointment is a pointer to those still shouting’Agburu anyi’ that ‘the game has changed’ and that the need to ‘take fast look at the sinking ship and leave while it is day realizing the night comes with darkness’.
The camp is said to be at home with the Imo APC Restoration group that emerged recently after a meeting and Press conference in Imerienwe in Ngor Okpala and headed by Mr T.O.E Ekechi.
Moreso, a Political analyst in the State,Mr Onyebuchi Agbo said that the appointment confers greater advantage on Senator Uwajumogu and persons he had sympathy for as issues affecting their group gets swift attention as against others.
Inaddition, he pointed out that the recent confidence reposed on Uwajumogu by the ruling Party hierarchy is a signal on any contesting the APC’s senatorial ticket against him in Okigwe as the party has a duty to pay back for his commitment.