Posted by Pamela Eboh, Awka | 2 March 2016 | 3,129 times
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the forthcoming re-run election for Anambra central senatorial zone, Chief Victor Umeh, has reiterated his resolve to work hands in glove with the State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano to develop the state if elected.
He gave the assurance during a recent his visit to Njikoka Local Government Area in continuation of his campaign tour of the various local governments in the zone.
Addressing party faithful, Umeh observed that Governor Obiano has not only redefined governance but has also increased the tempo of development in all sectors of the state economy regardless of the harsh economic condition experienced in the country.
He told party supporters in the area that he came to thank them for their total support of the party since inception.
“This council area has been voting for APGA since the formation of the party and I am optimistic that they will again live up to expectation by voting for me come March 5th, 2016,” he said.
Responding, the member representing Njikoka 11 Constituency in the State House of Assembly, Dr Pete Ibida, assured Chief Umeh of their votes, describing him as a pragmatic Igbo leader who will champion the cause of Ndigbo in the National Assembly.
On his part, the Transition Committee Chairman for Njikoka Local Government Area, Mr. Emeka Onuorah, described the candidate as a brilliant and peace-loving Igbo personality and called on the people of Njikoka local government area to vote massively for him.
Also in his remarks, the APGA Chairman for Nimo Ward Two, Mr. Johnpaul Chike-Igwe, assured that his people will vote enmasse for Chief Umeh because of his proven record of performance.
•Photo shows Victor Umeh.
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