Former Abia State SSG Blames PDP’s Electoral Defeat on Okezie Ikpeazu’s Governance, Supreme Court Backs Governor Alex Otti’s Victory

Ex-SSG Blames PDP’s Electoral Defeat on Ikpeazu’s Governance

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and former Secretary to the State Government (SSG) of Abia State, Eme Okoro, attributes the party’s loss in the 2023 governorship election to the poor performance of immediate-past Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.

Speaking with Vanguard, Okoro expressed his conviction that Abians were not inclined to vote for PDP’s continuity.

Supreme Court Validates Governor Alex Otti’s Victory

In response to the Supreme Court’s judgment affirming Governor Alex Otti’s victory, Eme Okoro lauded the judiciary for its role in serving justice.

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa and other prominent figures, including NUJ President Chris Isiguzo and former NMA Chairman Dr. Chimezie Okwuonu, congratulated Governor Otti.

Calls for Unity and Incorporation of Ideas

Senator Ohuabunwa encouraged Governor Otti to incorporate ideas from opponents for the state’s advancement.

He emphasized the importance of peace and reconciliation, asserting that Abia’s prosperity hinges on a harmonious atmosphere.

NUJ President Isiguzo commended Otti’s resilience during the legal battle and expressed hope for good governance.

Messages of Congratulations and Expectations for Governor Otti

Prominent figures, including NUJ President Chris Isiguzo and former NMA Chairman Dr. Chimezie Okwuonu, extended congratulations to Governor Otti.

They acknowledged the trust placed in Otti’s leadership by the people of Abia and expressed optimism about his commitment to democratic principles and development.

Focus on Governance and Healthcare Achievements

Dr. Chimezie Okwuonu specifically commended Governor Otti for achievements in the health sector, highlighting the restoration of Abia State University Medical School’s accreditation and renovations in key healthcare facilities.

The former NMA boss expressed confidence in Otti’s leadership and aspirations for Abia to become a hub of medical tourism.

Commitment to Democracy and Future Endeavors

NUJ President Chris Isiguzo emphasized the significance of Governor Otti’s victory as a testament to the people’s trust.

He expressed the Nigeria Union of Journalists’ commitment to upholding democratic principles and supporting leaders prioritizing the welfare of their constituents.

Promising Future for Abia under Governor Otti’s Leadership

With the Supreme Court’s affirmation of Otti’s mandate, hopes are high for the governor to redouble efforts in delivering good governance and sustainable development to Abia.

The support from various quarters reflects a shared belief in Governor Alex Otti’s ability to lead the state to new heights.

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