Tue. Jul 26th, 2022



The Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Okey Ahiwe has described the emergence of Prof. Uche Ikonne as the PDP gubernatorial candidate in next year’s general election as a blessing for Ntigha people, Isiala Ngwa North and the state at large.

Chief Ahiwe who made his feelings known at his countryhome, UmuireEziamaNtigha in Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area while addressing PDP  stakeholders in Ntigha,  stressed the need for unity and peace among PDP family in order to ensure the victory of Prof. Ikonne at the polls.

The Chief of Staff to the Governor while describing Ntigha and Agburuike Nsulu people as brothers called on them to support the candidacy of Prof. Uche Ikonne as well as see the inherent opportunities in ensuring that the next Governor emerges from Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area.

In their separate speeches, a former Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr John Chikezie, Justice K.C Nwankpa (rtd), Chief Fidelis Nwachukwu, among others disclosed that Ntigha people are at home with the candidacy of Prof. Uche Ikonne and would work towards his victory at the polls.

They further used the medium to call on all eligible voters across the state to obtain their permanent voter cards to enable them exercise their franchise at the polls

The stakeholders later welcomed Prof. Uche Ikonne formally to Ntigha land at the palace of the Chairman, Abia State Traditional Rulers Council and traditional ruler of Eziama Ntigha in Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area, Eze J.N Nwabeke

Correspondent Ugochukwu Ahuchogu reports that Professor Ikonne was decorated by the traditional rulers of  Ntigha as a symbol of acceptance while the member representing Umunneochi State Constituency, Chief Okey Igwe, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Prince C.O Enweremadu, his Works counterpart, Elder Bob Ogu, Deputy Chairman Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area, Chief Chuks Amaike among other notable personalities witnessed the event.

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