As 2019 general election draw near, a group made up of men, women pensioners, youths known as Imo Traders For Arararume ,IMO TRAFAR stormed Destiny Foundations Onitsha road office of the Imo APGA Guber candidate and the incoming governor of Imo State Most Distinguished Senator Ifeanyi Arararume. The group reaffirmed their commitment and continuous support for the emancipation and recovery of Imo State through the candidature of Senator Ifeanyi Arararume and the party that has the identity of Ndi Igbo the All Progressive gran Alliance (APGA).The group pleaded with the campaign council to include them in the campaign activities of the senator as they are selflessly ready to spend their time and resources to ensure the emergence and consolidations of Arararume’s government come 2019.
The Director General of the campaign council Chief Okey Ikoro in his response appreciated the group as he condoles with them over the intimidations and the loses they have experienced in the tyranny of the political operators and oppressors of the power handlers of Imo State. He regretted the fact that corruption has eaten so deeply into our roots that no effort is being made to ascertain the genuity and background of candidates seeking for political positions. He urged the leadership of the Imo TRAFA to register correctly genuine names of the affected traders, Victims of the destruction of Rochas market demolition which has wrecked off their sources of livelihood. APGA as a political party is the beginning of the organization of the Igbo people he stressed. Therefore urged the traders to remain steadfast as the journey to recover Imo State is what all hands must be on deck to ensure it’s success.