Shell Energy Entrepreneurs banner Yudala banner
Enugu LG Election: Groups reject PDP candidate for Nsukka, urge opposition to produce credible alternative

By News Express on 19/09/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 397

•Governor Ugwuanyi
•Governor Ugwuanyi

An amalgamation of civil society and socio-political groups in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, under the aegis of Nsukka Democratic Movement (NDM), has rejected the candidature of Mr. Patrick Omeje as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship flag bearer, urging the party to replace him.

The coalition, comprising Independent Nsukka Solidarity Agenda Worldwide, United Nsukka Indigenes for Good Governance, Nsukka Arise for Change, Nsukka Youths Empowerment Initiative, Greater Nsukka Congress, Alliance for Democratic Governance, among others, insisted that if the PDP candidate was not replaced, they would mobilise opposition against the party in the council come November 4, 2017. 

NDM in a statement signed by its Coordinator, Comrade James Ezema, and Secretary, Dr. Joseph Idoko, accused the candidate of intimidating and harassing Nsukka indigenes with siren even before the election, saying “if he can intimidate people with conveys and siren when election has not taken place, we are not safe if he wins the election”.

The groups maintained: “Beyond doubts about his competence and academic qualification, which is currently under investigation by our coalition, he has so far shown that he lacks qualities of a good leader. Worst of all, he seems not to be disposed to learning.

“We see the emergence Mr. Patrick Omeje as a fulfilment of a policy of marginalisation of Nsukka by political godfathers in the Enugu state.

“We advise Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to carry out a secret popularity and acceptance test of the PDP candidate in Nsukka as a whole to understand the danger in retaining him as a candidate for the election.

“We will resist, through every democratic means, the replay of the tenure of Prof. Mrs Rose Onah, which was characterised by underperformance in the council if the PDP insists on foisting an incompetent and irresponsible leadership on the people of Nsukka at this time.

“We learnt that the party ensured that only the candidate purchased form for the primary that produced him by those who want to rubbish the good works of the incumbent state government.

“The people’s Governor, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has recorded giant strides, which we cannot fold our hands while a man who, obviously, would erode all his legacies emerges as chairman and take us back to the dark days of non-performance in the council.

“We call on opposition forces in Nsukka to produce a credible candidate for our endorsement and mobilisation of support ahead of the November 2017 local government election to defeat the ruling party in event that the PDP upholds the process that produced Mr. Omeje as its flag bearer.”

Source News Express

Posted 19/09/2017 9:03:09 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
Okowa, Ibori, Otuaro, Oborevwori to attend PDP Delta...

Supreme Court dismisses suit against Jonathan’s eligibility to...

FG to pay salaries from the 25th of...

EFCC arraigns NAMA MD, 4 others for alleged...

Civil Society Network writes EFCC, requests prosecution of...

Group mobilises social media to fight corruption

Super Eagles star Emmanuel Emenike cries out as...

Cultism: Publisher advises campus journalists

Popular prayer warrior, 65-year-old mother in police net...

Military to develop locally-made equipment to fight terror...

Jenifa’s Diary enters fourth season

Biafra: Drop charges against my son, Nnamdi Kanu’s...

 

Latest News Buhari at 75: Why God kept him alive, By Femi Adesina ECOWAS Heads of State meet in Abuja Billionaire couple found dead at home Nigerian Army rescues 4 Chinese expatriates Oil workers set for indefinite strike 3,000 horses, camels grace Kaduna centenary celebration Traders count losses as fire razes Onitsha drug market Sultan wades into Hijab controversy City extend Premier League record; Blues, Arsenal win Battle rages for Zuma’s successor Buhari mourns Gidado Idris 2 Nigerians win African Entrepreneurship Award

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (301,902 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (286,694 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (231,391 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (193,998 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (183,770 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (170,940 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (147,647 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (132,807 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (131,022 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (119,466 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (115,846 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (112,665 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (33) Business (2,824) Business Verdict (30) Columnists (779) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (195) Entertainment (421) Features (526) Global Business Monitor (198) International (1,693) Interviews (138) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (92) News (31,085) Opinion (845) Pidgin (9) Politics (4,225) Religion (654) Sports (1,382) Stock Watch (25) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN Banner advert

CBN Words on marble

 

 

MOBO Awards

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!