The Member representing Aba North and South Federal Constituency, Chief Chimaobi Ebisike, has been lauded for his quality representation at the Green Chamber so far.
The Stakeholders and PDP faithful who made the commendation during a thank you meeting convened in their honour by Chief Ebisike at Hotel De la Paix, Aba, noted that barely three months in the hallowed Chamber, Chief Ebisike has fully entrenched himself into the inner working of the House, forged political allies across political parties and ethnic divides, a strategy which will aid the Law Maker in his legislative activities.
Speaking, the Director General of Chimaobi Ebisike Campaign organization, Dr. NCNC Okoli, intimated PDP members that Chief Ebisike has endeared himself to the hierarchy of the House resulting in his appointment into seven Standing Committees including Appropriation, Nigeria Maritime and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Insurance, Army as well as facilitated employment opportunities for indigenes of his Constituency in key Federal Agencies including Department of Customs and Exercise, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), among others.
In his contribution, Abia State Foundation Chairman of PDP, Chief Tony Ukasanya thanked the Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for the huge support accorded the Member representing Aba North and South Federal Constituency in the last Bye-Election, describing the Federal Legislator as a grass rooter while urging his Constituents to remain steadfast in their in their support for Chief Ebisike and Governor Ikpeazu.
Also speaking, the State Chairman of PDP, Dr. Alwell Asiforo Okere, informed the audience that with the election of Chief Ebisike under the platform of the Party, the season of recovery has started, assuring that other Constituencies will be recovered in subsequent elections and appealed to Aba residents to get involved in the current Nation-Wide Voter Registration Exercise of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
In their separate remarks, Mrs. Uloma Olewengwa, a former Commissioner for Trade and Commerce and PDP Youth Leader in the area, Mr. Ugochukwu Ogbonna, described the large turnout of Party Members to the meeting as the first of its kind, attributing it to the victory of the Party in the Aba North and South.
Earlier in his welcome address, Chief Chimaobi Ebisike said he convened the Stakeholders and Party Faithful meeting to express his appreciation to them for their support and solidarity during and after his election into the Green Chamber and pledged to do his best in the execution of his legislative duties.
Highlights of the events were the distribution of five hundred wrappers to PDP women, disbursement of cash to Party faithful by Chief Ebisike, redemption of five hundred thousand Naira pledged by the Party to the Ward that gave the highest number of votes during the March 2021 Aba North and South Federal Constituency Bye-Election by the State Chairman of PDP, among others.