Huge crowd as Bishop Onuoha flags off governorship campaign
Bishop Sunday Onuoha, the African Democratic Congress, ADC governorship candidate has said that he remain resolute in his determination to give Abians a new lease of life, a fresh leadership atmosphere, and an Abia to be proud of.
Speaking at Ibeku High School, Umuahia during his campaign flag off which also featured the unveiling of the party’s deputy governorship candidate, presentation of the party flags to candidates running for various offices in the 2023 general elections under ADC, Bishop Onuoha maintained that his mission to the state was to change the narratives in Abia when he becomes the Governor in 2023.
Bishop Onuoha who also pointed out that he was not in the race to show face but to win the election, said, ”We have started by making sure that every sector of the system is well represented and that is why we decided to choose a woman of honour as my running mate and together we shall run and win the race”.
He maintained that his decision to change the way things are done and create a new face for Abia is because a new Abia is possible.
His words, ”We must come into this race in appreciation and in celebration of the hard works of our fathers, especially our founding fathers who many years ago decided to create a state called Abia”.
Bishop Onuoha disclosed that he would stand tall on the shoulders of wonderful past leaders of the state, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu who is a good business man; Chief Theodore Orji, who is a great technocrat and Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, who is an academician to give Abians good and quality governance, adding that “This is the time to hand over God’s own state to God’s servant”.
He therefore enjoined every Abian – students, traders, artisans, pensioners, teachers, farmers, medical workers, and civil servants to be part of his mission to rescue Abia State and restore it to Abia people.
Speaking earlier while presenting the party flags to Bishop Sunday Onuoha and other ADC candidates who include Rev. Blessed Amalambu, Umuahia North State Constituency House of Assembly candidate, the ADC National Vice Chairman on electoral matters, High Chief Anayo Arinze, said it was in the interest of Abians that Bishop Sunday Onuoha takes over governance of Abia state because of his developmental milestones and mission to the State.
Arinze who maintained that Bishop Onuoha would transform the state, said the hope of ADC is that Abia state will give the party the first Governor come 2023.
Respectively, the ADC National Vice Chairman on electoral matters and Prince Okwara Agwu, State Campaign Council Director enjoined everybody to join hands to make the dreams of Bishop Onuoha and ADC a reality.