Senator Theodore Orji has stated that the Abia constitution of fairness under which Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu grew to become the first particular person from Ngwa inventory to emerge governor of Abia is all inclusive and never just restricted to the workplace of the state chief government.
He due to this fact warned the individuals of Ngwa against supporting different senatorial candidates who’re difficult him for the senatorial seat as it could run counter to the spirit of fairness from which the Ngwas are actually benefiting.
Orji, who represents Abia Central senatorial district, clarified the problem fairness in Abia politics whereas addressing his kinsmen at two separate occasions at Ossah Ibeku the place he inaugurated a brand new market and Emede the place he opened a city corridor and inaugurated a highway mission.
His second time period bid is being hotly challenged by the opposition senatorial candidates notably Nkechi Nwaogu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who was within the senate for eight years on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before Orji took over from her in 2015.
He stated that the Ngwa element of Abia Central comprising Isiala Ngwa North, Isiala Ngwa South and Osisioma Ngwa mustn’t help the opposition candidate as a result of “Ngwa individuals can’t maintain the governorship and senatorial positions on the identical time.”
The former governor stated that he expected the Ngwa a part of Abia Central to again his second time period ambition in order that fairness could be totally served in all ramifications, including that he has carried out creditably to deserve a revalidation of his senatorial mandate in 2019.
He reminded his kinsmen that it took his brave determination to implement the state constitution of fairness and backed the Ukwa/Ngwa bloc to supply his successor when after finishing his second tenure as governor of Abia before continuing to the Senate.
Several audio system on the event extolled Senator Orji for sterling efficiency as governor and for the high quality illustration he has been posting as Abia Central senator, noting that he has continued to positively impact on his constituents along with his empowerment and human capital growth programmes.
Commissioner for public utilities, Mr. Chidiebere Nwoke who is also the president-general of Emede city union, stated that whereas he was governor, Senator Orji introduced large growth’ to Emede remodeling the agricultural neighborhood right into a semi-urban space.
He assured that his individuals would always remember their senator and are able to display their help by giving him 100 p.c votes within the forthcoming normal election, including that they’d not permit Senator Nwaogu to have her manner within the ballot.
Chairman of the event, Justice Okey Nwamuo (rtd) recommended the previous governor for being a pathfinder and agent of growth for his individuals, including that the Ibeku clan is solidly behind him to return to the Senate within the February 16, 2019 ballot.
“Senator Orji deserves and should return to the Senate this year,” he stated.