Concerned Political Stakeholders of Ikwuano/ Umuahia in Abia Central Senatorial Zone has expressed their interest in the governorship seat of the State.
The expression of interest in the exalted office was contained in a Communique signed by Hon. Ikechukwu Martin Apugo and issued to newsmen after a meeting which held, Wednesday,(today 26th January 2022).
The Communique reads in part, “It is a well known fact that the governorship seat has rotated equally amongst the three senatorial blocks of Abia state (Oke-Ezuola-Abia). We believe in the three senatorial zones of Abia, namely; Abia south, Abia Central and Abia North. Hence we wish to use this medium to express that the people of Ikwuano/Umuahia in Abia Central are interested in the number one seat of Abia state.
“We urge anyone from Ikwuano/Umuahia who has interest in running for the governorship position to make his intention known and are sure to receive our support.
They further charged Igbo political leaders in various political parties to work towards ensuring that the next president of Nigeria emerged from the south east.
“We have also resolved to stand with and support the governor in his completion agenda and succession plan”