- restates that PDP needs a candidate with a perfect winning combination
“I will conduct local government election in less than one year in office and position the local government system to serve as an enabler for the growth of cottage industries through prudent use of resources”.
The leading governorship aspirant for the November 6 election, Senator Uche Ekwunife (Iyom) this afternoon kicked off her local government tour with a visit to Oyi party executives at Amuda Civic Centre, Nteje, Oyi LGA.
The meeting was in furtherance to her efforts to reach out to the party delegates to seek their support ahead of the June 26 governorship primary.
Speaking during the meeting which had in attendance, local government and ward executives of the party as well as the stakeholders in the local government, Ekwunife stated that rapid economic development is a function of understanding of the actual workings of government, and possession of the necessary political will to effect genuine change on the lives of the people.
She expressed resolve that her government will impact positively on the grassroots through the empowerment of the local government system. Ekwunife promised the party leaders that in her they should expect a fair and just governor who will develop all communities in the state simultaneously.
Senator Ekwunife was accompanied to the meeting by the Senator representing Oyo South, Sen. Kola Balogun, former member of house of representatives, Hon Micah Umoh, former commissioner for women affairs Anambra State, Lady Henrietta Agbata, former Chairman ASUBEB, Dr Rose Nwankwo, Former Accountant General of Anambra State, Mrs Helen Nwaeri, former MD Anambra State Physical Planning Board, Chief Victor Okpoko, former commissioner for commerce and industry, Hon Ken Arinze, Barr Njide Chukwuka, former commissioner for women affairs, Hon Bridget Obi amongst others.
Also notably present at the meeting were, the party chairman of the local government, Engr Emeka Agulue and his executives, former PDP State Chairmen, Chief Frank Oramulu and Chief Pandola Okwuose, party ward executives and other stakeholders of the party in the LGA.
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