February 1, 2023 10:45 pm

2023: Don’t dine with the hawks, Prof. Greg Ibe Abia Central Campaign Council warns

…As Charles Ukeagu gives Scholarship to 20 Children from Mbutu-Ngwa, promises more


The people of Isialangwa South L.G.A, of Abia State, have been warned against dining with those who do not mean well for Abia and her citizens in the forthcoming general election.

Mr. Charles Ukeagu (standing from left) addressing the people of Mbutu-Ngwa during the APGA campaign council tour

Addressing the people of Uvuokwu ward 9 in Umurasi community hall; Umuire-Omoba ward 7;  and Mbutu-Ngwa ward 4 at Uhum village hall, the team leader, Mr. Charles Ukeagu, insisted that it is high time the voters stopped voting mediocrity, ineptitude and nonperformance into positions of authority.

Mr. Ukeagu who observed the glaring snail pace of development in the area, maintained that the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA governorship candidate, Prof Gregory Ibe, has a lot of things in stock for Isialangwa people, once he emerged winner in the guber election, adding that the people deserved better and should strive to vote in a better Government.

He disclosed the plans of Prof. Ibe to inaugurate in all the 184 wards,  a functioning and functional primary healthcare centers, revealing further that the APGA guber candidate has what it takes to bring investment to the rural area, for things to be turned around for good.

“Prof. Greg Ibe loves Isialangwa South people and he’s coming to wipe away tears, he is coming to make a better Government. There will be a radical and massive development in all the 184 wards in Abia State”, Ukeagu further disclosed.

While announcing a scholarship scheme for 20 children from Mbutu-Ngwa ward, Ukeagu revealed that about 500 Abians drawn from the 17 L.G.A, of the State are currently under the scholarship scheme of Prof. Ibe, who will later in the Month roll out the next batch of beneficiaries of the scheme.

On what motivated him to embark on the philanthropic gesture, Mr. Charles Ukeagu disclosed that he enquired about the State of the Government Primary School in the area and the state of indigent pupils in the community, and was also moved to give each indigent child (20 in number) a cash of N10,000 to make learning comfortable.

Speaking also, Mr. Chikaodi Dennis, Chairman, APGA Elders stakeholders forum frowned at the epileptic pattern of payment of pensions and salaries in the State, job insecurity and other perceived anomalies in Abia, announced that all the negativity the state is associated with, will be a history if the electorate judiciously, religiously and wisely use their Permanent Voter Cards at the polls.

He called on the women of Isialangwa South to use their influence as major stakeholders in the development of the society convince their respective families and meaningfully contribute to the new Abia project of Greg Ibe.

Lending his voice, the APGA Isialangwa South State Constituency candidate for the House of Assembly election, Chief Christian Chinyeremaka Okeri reminded the people that the State presently needs  transparent candidates whose records are verifiable, adding, We cannot afford to make a mistake in this election”.

According to him, APGA parade candidates reputably known for their selfless services, as he rightly put it, “We are not self-centered and we desired the best for Abians”.

Appreciating the Abia Central Campaign Council of Prof. Greg Ibe respectively, Mr. Ezenwoke Amanze, Uvuokwu ward 9 Chairman; Miss Goodness John; Umuire-Omoba ward 7 Chairman, Mr. Innocent Bekee; Mr. Livingston Nwankpa, Ward Chairman Mbutu-Ngwa ward 4; Mrs Cecllia Ochiaki among other speakers assured that they will embark on sensitization outreach for PVCs collection and also educating the villagerson the need to vote in Prof. Ibe.

“We voted in our brother for the sake of equity, peace and justice in 2015 but in 2023, we will vote credibility and capability and capacity”, they further assured.

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