Former Governor of Abia State and senator representing Abia Central Senatorial District, Chief Theodore Ahamefule Orji has dismiss the rumours making rounds that he has died, as false and imagination of the peddlers, saying that those wishing him dead, will die before him.
Unconfirmed reports had it Our correspondent reports that the former governor of the state popularly known as Ochendo by his admirers was died
According to reports, the former governor of the state was said to have died in an unnamed Kaduna specialist hospital where he had gone for medical attention as his traveling documents were reportedly still being held in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) headquarters.
Ochendo in a video that went viral across various social media platforms on debunked the death rumours. The Senator said “For sure, I am alive. Are you not seeing me? No be me dey talk?
“The rumours (of my death) doesn’t mean anything to me. I am used to rumours; I am used to serious rumours, so it doesn’t mean anything to me.
“It is you who are my friends that are worried and you have come now to verify and you have seen the truth; that I am alive. I dey kampe.
“It was a very wicked rumour. This is not the first time it has happened in Abia.
“People go into their rooms and concur stories and push it out and those who are gullible will buy the idea. Social media is open to every person and my good friends will start fumbling.
“I am not perturbed at all. You have access to me and I am here. I have been in Umuahia.
“If not for the shift in the election, I could have been at my polling unit voting.
“To the people of Abia State, I will encourage them to be steadfast. They should stay strong. Things are hard, but it is not hard for people only in Abia State it is hard for people in other states. They should endure because one day, it will be better.
“They should disregard the rumour (of death). Since they said that I am dead and I am alive, I don’t know the type of rumour that they will be generating tomorrow that will be more than this one.”
Asked for his prayers for those that wish him death, Sen. Orji said “you can’t eat your cake and have it. If you wish me well, God will wish you well.
“If you wish me bad, evil will follow you and that is what will happen to still those people who are rumouring that I am dead.
“Death is waiting for them sooner or later. They will die before me. Even if they are younger than me, they will die and I go dey here kampe” he rounded up.