ABIA 2023: Umuahia standstill for Engr Enyinnaya Nwafor


The peace of Umuahia, the capital city of Abia State was ‘disrupted’ today as Engr. Enyinnaya Chima Nwafor, a foremost Governorship aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), formerly informed leadership of the PDP of his intention to vie for Governorship.

It was sea of heads, undiluted, yet massive support from citizens who thronged the Party Headquarters in solidarity for a man, the mammoth crowd described as the “simplified picture of hope for further inclusive governance”.

Engr. Nwafor, foremost industrialist, investor, serial enterpreneur and Chief Executive Officer of TUNNEL END GROUP was accompanied to the Party Secretariate by front line Stakeholders from Osisioma, party faithfuls across the three senatorial districts and support groups drawn from all electoral wards in the State, told members of the State Working Committee (SWC) that he is driven mostly by passion and his ability to interprete in proper form and context, the challenges confronting the State.

46 year old, Mbutu Umuojima, Osisioma Local Government Area born Engineer, presented a well worded Manifesto that simplified sector by sector approach to what he described as “practical governance”.

In his speech, State Chairman of PDP, Rt. Hon. Dr. Allwell Asiforo, represented his Deputy, Chief Obinna Nwachukwu; assured Engr. Nwafor to take provision of level playing field by the Party for granted. Dr. Asiforo noted that the PDP in Abia is not unmindful of the yearnings and desires of citizens to have a candidate with the capacity and competence to deliver quality governance.

Engr. Nwafor assured the party of his strong resolve to offer an enduring formular that would ensure elected persons always have recourse to the general objectives of the party. He donated a 14 seater bus to the SWC with a promise to also donate three more buses to the Zonal Offices, 17 buses to the Local Government Area offices and 184 bikes to the 184 Electoral Ward Offices of the Party across the State.

Engr. K.O. Mgbeahuru, General Manager, Abia Line Transport Company, Rt. Hon. Kennedy Njoku, former Speaker Abia State House of Assembly and member representing Osisioma Ngwa North State Constituency; Hon. Nnamdi Allen – Nwachukwu, member representing Osisioma Ngwa South Constituency, Dr. Ikechukwu Nwabeke, former Chief Whip Abia State House of Assembly graced the occasion. Others are Chief Okezie Ugboaja immediate past Chairman, Local Government Service Commission, Ugochukwu Nwogu former TC Chairman, Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area, Barr. Ekele Nwaohamuo former Commissioner for Transport,
Chief Goddy Imo former Adviser to the Minster of Health; Fine Ahuama, former TC Chairman Osisioma and Chief Abraham Akpulonu General Manager APUMA just to mention but a few, added color to the event.

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