2019: Despite Mobilising Votes and Campaigning For PMB, APC Dumps Kenneth Okonkwo
Okonkwo who is vying to govern the people of Enugu State under APC was screened out during the party’s aspirants screening exercise yesterday night.
The development has caused stir on social media as some Nigerians remembered his statement which he said the Southeast should vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 or risk the chance of Igbo presidency in 2023.According to online commenters, Okonkwo shouldn’t have made such statement since hence he had not been confirmed as a member of APC.
Twitter users, @realNCNC said; “Popular actor Kenneth Okonkwo of the APC has just been screened out of APC governorship race in Enugu State.
“Remember he once said that voting Buhari next year is the shortest route to Igbo presidency. Let’s see what becomes of him now he has been screened out.
@Maybeks said; “After the noise, Kenneth Okonkwo could not even afford to buy form for Enugu Guber race talk more of being screened and he has the nerve to insult people.
@jacksonpbn said; “Because he acted one script titled Living In Bondage someone else wrote and became popular, he now thinks he is a big politician qualified to be Governor. I am talking about that idiot called Kenneth Okonkwo!
@nicholasibekwe said; “Why are you people dragging Kenneth Okonkwo. So, you people no longer respect a veteran?
Meanwhile, Okonkwo is yet to reacts to the reports.