Ahead of the march guber polls, the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State, Dr. Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii has stormed the Ohaukwu local government area of the State for his campaign rally and pledged to restore peace in the the the the area if elected Governor.
Ohaukwu LGA in the State has long been ravaged by communal clashes between the Ezza and affirm communities respectively, which has led to the loss of lives and properties.
Odii, who recalled that he has given scholarships and built houses for people as well as supported them financially before he aspired for the governorship position, expressed confidence that he would do more and restore peace to the people as the governor of the state.
Speaking further, the wife of the Guber candidate, Mrs. Ebele Odii, said she is confident that her husband would serve the people faithfully and urged them to support him.
The senatorial candidate for Ebonyi North, Dr. Sam Egwu, reassured the people that the PDP would reclaim power in the State, he said even though the governor left the party, it’s a blessing for the people as their votes would count on the election day.
He expressed confidence in the governorship candidate and described him as a child of destiny.
“AnyiChuks never wanted to be governor, I stood for Ebonyi North but it didn’t work, and now he emerge after several court cases, and as a party fateful we are bound to support the party, we believe that he will not disappoint them.” He said.
Meanwhile, the State PDP chairman, Barrister Ifeanyi Nworie urged the people of Ohaukwu to wisely vote for PDP at levels and endorsed AnyiChuks because he believes that he would deliver what he says.
He apologized to the people for electing Governor David Umahi who defected from the Party and appealed to their conscience to support the PDP for showcasing a more credible candidate who’ll serve them better.
Also speaking at the event was Mrs. Amaka Igboke, the PDP woman leader in the State who recalled that Ohaukwu LGA having produced the first executive governor, Dr. Sam Egwu in the platform of the party deserves to replicate it by voting for PDP at all levels.
The Ohaukwu PDP chairman, Mr. Godwin Ishiali earlier called on Ohaukwu people to support AnyiChuks noting the hardship caused by the current administration while commending the contributions of the PDP guber candidate in the provision of succor to the people affected by the Ezza/affirm crisis.
Ebonyi PDP guber candidate storm Ohaukwu pledges to restore peace if elected Governor