Electoral Wards in Ihitte-Uboma local government area of the state were agog last weekend following the grand finale of the Ward tours embarked upon by the Speaker, Imo state House of Assembly and the Okigwe zone senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the February general elections, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu.
The mother of all rallies which surprisingly turned carnival, also attracted cr?me de la cr?me of seasoned politicians in the area, party leaders, Opinion moulders, stakeholders, traditional rulers, priests, as well as decampees from other political parties.


Addressing the mammoth crowd of supporters and admirers at the concluding part of the rally at his Umuihi Ward, the Speaker described the All Progressives Congress and its members as torch bearers and ambassadors of good governance in their different localities, stressing that people of the area were now in tune with good governance, having embraced the change philosophy of the party in totality.

He averred that the huge crowd which gathered at the event was a clear confirmation and signal that the people?s desire for that real change, adding that the party under his leadership in the zone decided to provide the people with the needed basic social amenities because it was in a hurry to rescue people of the area from the age-long pangs of misrule and political quagmire.

He also told the gathering that the present administration in the state in its effort to put smiles on the faces of Imo indigenes would work tirelessly to deliver the dividends of democracy through the completion of all ongoing projects which are scattered in the nooks and crannies of the area to better the living conditions of the people.
The Speaker, further thanked people of the area for their massive support, solidarity and cooperation to him in the last three and half years, assuring that if elected into the senate in the forthcoming poll, he would ensure that his requisite skills and cognate experience were properly harnessed to guarantee positive change in the entire zone.

Earlier, the former state Commissioner for Finance and the Reps candidate for Okigwe Federal constituency, Deacon ChikeOkafor, commended Ihitte-uboma people for standing solidly behind their son (the Speaker) pointing out that the outcome of the rally was an eloquent testimony that the people of the area were appreciative of the numerous life transforming achievements of the Speaker in the area in particular and the zone in general.

He also charged the people to remain steadfast and committed in the current task of enthroning quality leadership in the area by obtaining their Permanent Voter Cards to enable them join in writing the leadership wrongs of the past in the area, noting that the level of change that was coming to the area would be so difficult for those whom he described as the enemies of the masses to truncate.

Highlights of the events included: special prayers for all the candidates of the APC in the area, goodwill messages from party stalwarts, as well as cultural dance displays.



Source Emeka Ahaneku


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