—Says all hands must be on deck to Liberate Imo
The Forum of Imo State Gubernatorial Candidates led by the FDP Guber Candidate, Mazi Excel Nwaneri Ochiama, JP, today paid a congratulatory visit to the Executive Governor Elect of Imo State, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Emeka Nkem Ihedioha, CON, at his Owerri Civic Centre residence.
The forum made up of over 25 Gubernatorial Candidates of their respective political parties, reassured the Governor Elect of their support and that of their political parties. They noted that what is important for Ndi imo at this point is how to navigate the state from its present situation to what it needs to be within the next four years. For them, the periods of politics, campaigns and political battles are over.
Speaking on behalf of the group, Barr. Ngozi Olehi, the AGA Candidate congratulated the Governor Elect alongside his deputy, Engr. Gerald Irona. He reassured that the forum is ready to share ideas and contributions on the way forward for the State. He called on those who are still fighting to know that the greatest interest at this particular time is the interest of Ndi Imo.
For the Gubernatorial Candidate of AGAP, Hon. Chuks Edward Okonye, a former Local Government Chairman of Oguta under the administration of Gov. Rochas Okorocha, His Excellency the Governor Elect, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, was massively voted for by the good people of Imo State and the best thing any well meaning imolite can do at this point is to support the incoming administration to succeed. He praised the antecedents and character of the Governor Elect, noting that He has every confidence that the administration of Ihedioha and Irona in Imo will be remarkably known for good.
In his response, the Governor Elect thanked the forum for their time and cooperation. He assured them of his determination to run an all inclusive government where the emphasis on Zones, place of birth, etc, will reduce while Imo State as an indivisible entity will be placed above all. He promised to include the members of the forum in the transition process in other to tap from some of those things they would have done for Imo State as the Chief Executive.
His Excellency received the forum alongside the State Deputy Governor Elect, Hon. Engr. Gerald Irona, among others.