Nsukka Council declares support for Ugwuanyi’s senatorial bid
The people of Nsukka Local Council of Enugu State have assured Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of their full support and loyalty ahead of the Enugu North Senatorial District election in 2023, in appreciation of his administration’s transformation of the University town of Nsukka, empowerment of their sons and daughters and other remarkable achievements.
The people of Nsukka, who gave the endorsement through a motion moved by the member representing Nsukka East Constituency, Dr. Chinedu Nwamba, and seconded by his Nsukka West counterpart, Emmanuel Ugwuerua, when they paid a thank-you/solidarity visit to Ugwuanyi, at the Government House, Enugu, told the governor, who is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Enugu North Senatorial District, that they are behind him no matter what.
Led by the candidate of the PDP for Nsukka/Igbo-Eze South Federal Constituency and former state Chairman of the party, Chief Vita Abba, the Chairman of Nsukka Council, Walter Ozioko, members of the state parliament from the council, Nwamba and Ugwuerua, former Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Dan Shere, royal fathers, among other dignitaries, the people said they are proud of the governor and would remain indebted to him for wiping away their tears after decades of neglects.
They equally thanked Ugwuanyi for his leadership role in the peaceful and successful conduct of the PDP primary elections in Enugu, which saw the emergence of their son, Abba, as the candidate for Nsukka/Igbo-Eze South Federal Constituency, after 16 years of the position was occupied by a legislator from Igbo-Eze South Council.
Speaking at the event, the Chairman of Nsukka Local Council, Ozioko, disclosed that Ugwuanyi’s administration, in keeping with his inaugural address in 2015, constructed many roads in Nsukka urban, including the state-of-the-art 13km Opi-Nsukka Dual Carriageway installed with street and traffic lights, stressing that the innovative infrastructure is new in the history of the entire Nsukka zone.