“Linus Obeji has no conflict with me, he is my chairman, I’m apologizing to him for any misunderstanding created by the said publication, I’m appealing for him to forgive and forget.“
The chairman of the Ezza ezekuna rice millers association, Mr Nweke Chukwuma has apologized to the Ebonyi State Chairman of, the Rice Mill owners association, Comrade Linus Obeji over the alleged impersonation of his office.
Nweke, who reportedly granted interviews to journalists during the Ezza ezekuna New Yam festival said he was misquoted by the media who presumed that he was newly elected chairman of the rice mill company.
“I am not the chairman of the rice mill owners association but the chairman of the Ezza Ezekuna rice millers association, people who are buying rice not owners of engines”. Nweke said.
He explained that the rice millers work directly under the leadership of comrade Linus Obeji, who is the overall chairman of the rice mill owners association in the State and commended him for initiating peace and unity in the rice mill company.
“He is a lovely chairman and God has used him to maintain peace and unity in the rice mill, I’m using this opportunity to withdraw the statement that the media accredited to me, it is not what I told the media that they wrote.
“Linus Obeji has no conflict with me, he is my chairman, I’m apologizing to him for any misunderstanding created by the said publication, I’m appealing for him to forgive and forget.
“He is my good friend and I supported him during the election and he won, and I have been by his side, I don’t know where the devil wants to come between us“. he said.
He eulogized the Ebonyi State Governor, Rt Hon Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru for ensuring peaceful coexistence among the rice mill owners and sellers, as well as noted his willingness to run an all-inclusive government.
“The good work that God is using His Excellency, R t Hon Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru in Ebonyi State will continue and will not stop.
“I’m praying for God to give him more courage and strength, and after this tenure, we will keep supporting him to continue with his good works in Ebonyi State for another tenure“. He added.