Breaking: Ikpeazu breaks silence, fires back at Senator Adeyemi

Ikpeazu and Adeyemi

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state on Monday in likened Senator Smart self (APC Kogi West) to a mad man for calling him a drunkard penultimate week .

Senator Adeyemi had while making to a motion on general insecurity in the country, veered off by alleging that governor Ikpeazu is drunkard and among those not taking the and safety of people in their states serious .

Reacting to the at the book launch of the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe ( Abia South), at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre , governor Ikpeazu said he doesn’t drink at all, let alone, becoming a drunkard. 

According to him, “I don’t drink at all and I don’t begrudge those who drink. Leadership demands decorum and high sense of , the very reason those privileged to have the calling by occupying of leadership must be cautious in what they say and do.

“I’m not planning to take up the person who made the reckless because as said by Chinua Achebe in one of his , “If a mad man carries the cloth of somebody bathing in River and ran away with it . The man whose cloth is taken away by the mad man need to be careful by not running after the mad man because, if he does , onlookers will not know who is actually mad between them.”

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