The leading governorship aspirant of the People’s Democratic party, (PDP) in the 2023 General Election, Professor Eleazar Uche Ikonne, has assured the people of umuahia south local Government that they will be an integral part of his administration if elected as Governor of Abia state,
Prof. Ikonne, while addressing stake holders and delegates of the party said, Umuahia south is strategic in the development of the state, I understand the problems of the local government and will ensure that they are tackled and given permanent solution if he becomes the governor of the state.
He cited erosion Menace as one of the major problems of the local government and promised to ensure that it is given a lasting and permanent solution if he is elected governor of the state.
He said, Umuahia south should be an extension of the state capital and deserves all attention it will get to meet up with the massive urbanization policy of his Administration.
He promised to create good road network to link Umuahia south with other neighboring local Governments and states in other to promote trade and commerce which the state is known for.
In his reaction, the member representing Umuahia south state constituency in the Abia state House of Assembly Hon. Jerry Uzosike (Ome na Dollar) described the aspiration of Prof. Ikonne as a divine Mandate from God.
In his words ” I told his wife in 2019 that his husband will be the next Governor of this state after Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu and today it is manifesting.
He stated that Prof. Ikonne has been a long time friend of ndi Umuahia South and narrated how under his administration as ABSU Vice Chancellor, I secured admissions for our children and also secured employment for our people as academic and non Academic staff in the university.
He has never turned down any of my requests in anything that will benefit ndi Umuahia south State Constituency.
In his contribution the leader, Umuahia south legislative council Hon Okorie Dennis described Prof. Ikonne, as a friend of Umuahia south local Government Area and promised that ndi umuahia South Will give him every desired support.
The meeting was attended by Pastor Emeka Inyama, Architect Benson Ezem, Member Representing Umuahia south State Constituency, Hon Jerry Uzosike, Commissioner for SME in Abia state Hon Mrs Adaku Uwaoma Onusiriuka, Chief Ejim Chibuzo, Hon. Kelechi Aguiyi, Chief Randie Ukawoko and other notable stakeholders from the LGA.
Uche Ndi Abia 2023 Media Team