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2019: Ukwa-Ngwa Community Endorses Ikpeazu For Second Term



Enugu Governor, Okezie-Ikpeazu

Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has received the endorsement of the people of Ukwa-Ngwa of the state to run again, as the Governor of the state in 2019.

The endorsement came yesterday in Okpuala Ngwa, the ancestral headquarters of Ngwa people, during the Great Ukwa Ngwa Declaration 2018.

The Ukwa-Ngwa which is the largest ethnic group in the state, with 9 out of the 17 local government areas of the state which include, Aba North, Aba South, Isialangwa North, Isialangwa South, Osisioma, Obingwa, Ugwunagbo, Ukwa West and Ukwa East.

Moving a motion on behalf of the people, the former Senate President, Senator Adolf Wabara said: “our son and our brother, Governor. Okezie Ikpeazu has performed creditably and that confirms on him the ability to lead us once more. The people today speak with a voice to make a proclamation in support of the governor, asking him to contest again as Governor in 2019.”

Seconding the motion, Chief Chukwu Wachukwu, said: “Abia North was governor for eight years with Orji Uzo Kalu, Abia Central governed for eight years with Senator Theodore Orji, Abia South, is completing four years with Governor Ikpeazu, therefore, we, as a people unanimously through a voice vote declared our support for the re-election of

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu as Governor of Abia State in 2019, because he has done well and because he must complete the eight years tenure of Abia South people.”

Also speaking, Elder Emma Adaelu explained that the governor has the constitutional right to seek re-election in 2019, and as such deserves the support of his people.

“We have seen Governors in Abia, there has not been any like Governor Okezie Ikpeazu. He has done so well and the evidence of his works are everywhere in Abia State. So we are declaring our support for him to re-contest in 2019” Adaelu said.

Chief Reagan Ufomba, stressed that re-electing Governor Ikpeazu in 2019 is a task before Abians because Ikpeazu has performed beyond expectations.

“In the spirit of equity, inclusiveness, fairness and justice, re-electing Governor Ikpeazu in 2019 is a task for Abians from Ukwa to Arochukwu because he has done well, and their is no alternative.”



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