Stakeholders of Ukehe community in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State, have unanimously endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for a second term in office.
The leaders of the politically endowed community, comprising the former Governor of old Enugu State, His Excellency, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo; the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo; former Deputy Governor of the State, Chief Okechukwu Itanyi; former Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Eugene Odoh; Commissioner for State’s Capital Territory Development Authority, Barr. Chidi Aroh, Traditional Rulers, professors, among others, disclosed their endorsement after a meeting with the governor at the Government House, Enugu, on May 5th.
Speaking on behalf of the community, the leader of the delegation, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo said that they came to congratulate the governor “for his numerous achievements in our state”, adding that “we are extremely happy about the peace that reigns in this state for the first time in the past twenty five years”.
They noted with delight that “all the major stakeholders of the state, no matter which political parties they belong to, feel that Enugu is a home, come to Enugu without an army of policemen from Abuja to protect them”.