Members of Abia Grassroot Movement have congratulated Professor Uche Ikonne on his emergence as the gubernatorial candidate of the PDP in the State.
Speaking when he led members of the Abia Grassroot Movement on a congratulatory visit to Professor Ikonne at his Umuahia residence, the Board of Trustees Chairman Abia Grassroot Movement, Chief Israel Amanze extolled Professor Ikonne’s leadership qualities especially in human capacity development.
Chief Amenze informed Professor Ikonne that Abia Grassroot Movement which comprises farmers and other professionals has a membership of over thirty thousand, promising to use their numerical strength to embark on door to door campaign for him.
In their speeches, the State Chairman of Abia Grassroot Movement, Mr. Bonny Ume, the Secretary Christopher Chigbu and Lady Salome Ogbonna commended State PDP for producing Professor Ikonne as its flagbearer for the governorship candidate in next general elections.
Responding, Professor Ikonne acknowledged the strategic roles Abia Grassroot Movement has played in delivering the past Governors of the State and thanked them for their show of love.
In a vote of thanks, the Director General, Uche Ndi Abia Campaign Organization, Chief Chinedum Elechi thanked Abia Grassroot Movement for their support.
Highpoint of the Congratulatory Visit was special prayer for Professor Ikonne and the PDP family.