2023: I Want to Offer Conventional Service, Southeast Deputy Governor Tells PDP as He Joins Guber Race

2023: I Want to Offer Conventional Service, Southeast Deputy Governor Tells PDP as He Joins Guber Race

  • The good people of Abia state would head to the poll and decide who would rule them in the year 2023
  • Ahead of the forthcoming general election, the deputy governor of Abia state has declared his intention to join the race and succeed Governor Okezie Ikpeazu
  • According to Ude Oko Chukwu, the people deserve better and he is prepared to deliver the governance in good fate to Abians

On Friday, April 1, the deputy governor of Abia state, Ude Oko Chukwu, in Umuahia, declared his intention to contest the governorship seat of the state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Oko Chukwu said he wants to offer conventional service to Abians having learned the lesson in certain areas and to better the lot of Abians and to improve further on the service to the people, The Punch reports.

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Sir. Ude Oko Chukwu declared his intentions to join the Abia Gubernatorial race at his Nkporo Country Home, Ohafia LGA of Abia state. Photo credit: Abia Online
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His focus

He highlighted security, economy, healthcare, urban renewal, road infrastructure and education as his areas of focus.

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Oko Chukwu said:

“Hopefully, we will end up stronger than when we started. It will be unfair not to give back to Abians what they have given to me.
“I understand what it means to run the state. It is not a tea party and I will use governance to better the state. I will lead and serve the state in good faith.”

Responding, the Abia state PDP chairman, Alwell Okere, said the party executives are happy with his achievements.

He assured:

“We are going to be fair and provide level playground to all aspirants."

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He said if, given the opportunity, he will unite Nigeria and ensure a steady inflow of investments into the country.

Going further, he added that what Nigeria needs are people with capacity, competence and willingness to manage the country’s resources efficiently.

Northern commissioner resigns office to join southeast governor

In another development, Rabi Shinkafi, the commissioner for women and children affairs in Zamfara on Thursday, December 23, announced her decision to resign her office.

Shinkafi told newsmen on Thursday that she resigned her appointment as commissioner in Zamfara to enable her to pick another appointment as commissioner in Imo.

She denounced rumours that this is due to a strained relationship between herself and the Zamfara state governor, Bello Matawalle.

Source: Legit.ng

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