Maduako Igbokwe l Friday, September 23, 2022
UMUAHIA, Nigeria – Abia state members of All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA) have passed vote of confidence on governorship candidate of the party Prof Gregory Ibe and his running Hon Obinna Ichita.
The State Working Committee led by Rev Augustine Ehiemere passed the vote of confidence on the duo of Prof Gregory Ibe and his deputy Hon Obinna Ichita at the crucial meeting held at the campaign headquarters of Prof Gregory Ibe in Umuahia, Abia state capital.
Those that attended the meeting were Augustine Ehiemere and the league of candidates for federal and state legislative candidates. Also in attendance include, Hon Obinna Ichita and a full compliment of the 19 member State Working Committee.
Others include, top members of the party’s National Working Committee led by the National Deputy Chairman, Chief Uchenna Okogbuo, the State Working Committee, the 17 LGA chairmen and all candidates of the party, and the entire structures of APGA in the state .
They resolved to abandon all their disagreements and work together as one united family under the leadership of Rev Ehiemere in order to achieve all round electoral success in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
The APGA National Deputy Chairman, Chief Okogbuo, disclosed that the important position Abia occupies in the scheme of things necessitated the intervention of the national headquarters in the crises that hitherto confronted the party in the state.
According to him, the meeting was to unite and forge ahead for peaceful election in the state. He said they have resolved all contentious issues within the SWC, and advised members of the party to take the peaceful and progressive message of ‘onye aghala nwanneya‘ home to their respective communities as a way of enlarging the APGA family and reinforcing the popularity of the party at the grassroots.
He urged members to emphasise on the move to mobilise people in their locals.
In his address at the meeting, the APGA guber candidate, Prof Ibe appreciated Chief Okogbuo for facilitating the unification of factions within the SWC and subsequently enjoined members to love one another while committing themselves to strengthening and building the party for electoral victory in 2023.
In a goodwill message, the state chairman Rev Ehiemere thanked all organs of the party for the vote of confidence and pledged to carry everyone along in their purposeful march to resounding victory at the polls.
” With God on our side nothing can stop us now from sacking PDP and leading the people to the shores of a brand new Abia” he said.