The governorship flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, High Chief Ikechi, has declared that his mission is to totally emancipate Abia from political servitude and economic stagnation.
Chief Emenike who made the declaration while inaugurating his 1,740-member campaign council, said that if voted into power, Abia would no longer be strangulated by few individuals who see the state as their personal estate.
He decried the economy condition of the state, saying that Abia was chocking and needs urgent liberation and resuscitation as he promised to revolutionalize the state economy through creation of job opportunities and attraction of foreign direct investments.
Chief Emenike described members of the campaign council as the “ambassadors APC in all the polling units of Abia” as he charged them to spare no efforts in ensuing that APC sweeps the polls in 2023.
In a remark, Deputy Governorship candidate, Rev Gloria Akara, urged members of the council to remain steadfast and ensure that APC is delivered in the 2023 polls.
On his part, former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chief Emeka Wogu, in a remark, said that Chief Emenike is the only governorship candidate that could effect a meaningful change in Abia, while a former Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Hon Martin Azubuike appealed to all aggrieved party members to sheathe their swords and support the APC Guber candidate.
Speaking earlier, Chairman of APC, Dr Kingsley Ononogbu, said APC was very determined to rescue the state from its hijackers.