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Ogbunike youths urge Anambra Gov’s wife to contest for Senate

By Emma Chinenye

Ogbunike youths under the umbrella of Ogbunike “United Ogbunike Youths Association ” UOYA, has urged the wife of the Anambra State Governor, Ebelechukwu Obiano, to contest for Senate, to represent Anambra North Constituency in the forthcoming General election.

The group explained that the reason is for her to continue expressing her magnanimity, and further attract more development to Anambra North constituency.

The National President of the group, Architect Okonkwo Ikechukwu stated this while briefing newsmen during a meeting of the group, held recently in Ogbunike.

Arc. Okonkwo observed that though Ogbunike had been in the forefront of any administration in the state, but Mrs Obiano had recorded tremendously both human and infrastructural development.

According to the National President, contesting and winning the Senate will offer her veritable opportunities to further promote human development.

He said, “Mrs Obiano has empowered majority of our youths behind Ogbunike. She has placed some in various lofty positions. Youths of Anambra North are beckoning on her to declare interest.

“Away from what she is doing in Anambra State, right now, she is giving a facelift on our maternities in Osile and Ifite Ogbunike.

” Before now, Ogbunike had never produced a Chairman in Oyi local government Council, but through her quest for equity, Oyi now have a capacity transition chairman in the person of Dr. Nnamdi Nwadiogbu.

” All these were part of our demand in 2014 when we paid her a courtesy visit, few months after the assumption of office.

” From our observation, she has commenced her promised to complete the construction of Oye Olisa road to Umunya community.

“We heard from grapevine that she has facilitated the award of several roads and that the contactor had been mobilized.
Some of the roads include, Umudioka to Ilo-okolo mesike, to Ifite quarters, to Town Hall. We have seen some materials on that roads, like stones, rods and other construction materials.

“She can’t stop at this level, she must come into the politics of Nigeria. So we urge our people to continue expressing our gratitude to her, to enable her do more and touch more lives.

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