Anambra Central Senatorial District Stakeholders and other groups have jointly pleaded with Senator Victor Umeh to return to the tenth Senate in 2023.
Correspondent Valentine Mbadugha reports that the call was jointly made by the stakeholders and other socio-political groups including, the Anambra Progressive Youth Initiative, the Igbo Political Voices, Gallant Voters, Movement for Good Governance and Conscience.
Chief Obi noted that Nigeria at large also felt his absence as Senator Umeh raised motions and made contributions that positively affected the life of Nigerians.
The chairman on the occasion, Chief Kenneth Nwachukwu remarked that Senator Umeh showed competence at every level he served and noted that the move by the Anambra Central Senatorial District Stakeholders is in the right direction.
Others, who spoke to the ABS including the Igwe-Elect of Umuoji, Chief Kanayo Okoye, Chief Boniface Egbutu, the Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Political Matters, Dr Vera Okechukwu and Comrade Obi Ochije-Muodilim harped on the need for Senator Umeh to return to the senate, pledging their unalloyed support.
The state All-Progressives Grand Alliance Auditor and National President, Anambra Progressive Youth Initiative, APYI, during the event held at Awka handed over the Mace as a symbol of authority to Senator Umeh, who was represented by Chief Obi.
The APGA state chairman, Sir Norbert Obi, the Special Adviser to Governor Obiano on Creative Security, Air Vice Marshal Ben Chiobi, the member representing Anaocha Constituency Two at the state house of Assembly, Honourable Ejike Okechukwu among other stakeholders attended the event.
Testimonies of his outstanding performance at the red chambers and the effect of his representation by his constituents climaxed the event.