Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Abia State, key leaders of Peter Obi’s Obidient support groups have endorsed Okey Ahaiwe, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The leaders defended their support of Ahaiwe, saying that it was due to his trustworthiness and spotless professional history.
After an urgent gathering in Aba on Wednesday, the leaders stated that Ahaiwe has the ability to bring democracy's benefits to the people in a communique that was released by the Abia State Obidient Support Groups.
The communique was signed by Chetachi Ikpe, Abia State Peter Obi Grassroots Movement, POGM, Chief Ndubueze Obiakwata, Chairman, Obidients Across Parties Alliance, OAPA, Hon Edwin Ahamefule of Ukwa-Ngwa Youths for Peter Obi, UNY4PO and Pastor Solomon, coordinator, Peter Obi Support Network, POSN, Abia State.
Others are Lady Joy Ukachi of the Women for Peter Obi Alliance, W4POA, Abia State chapter, Dr Maxwell Iro, coordinator of Abia Obidients Vanguard, AOV, Comrade Ibegbu Ogbonna, coordinator of Peter Obi National Movement, PONAM, William Ndu of Abia Obidient Youths Alliance, AOYA, Johnson Ohanele of Abia Obidients Students Forum, AOSF and Chief John Udemba of Abia Obidient Traders Coalition, AOTC.
The leaders promised to work together to use their structures in the state's 17 local governments to ensure Ahaiwe wins the election on Saturday.
The leaders of significant Obidient support organizations in the state "resolved as follows after due deliberations and considerations regarding the Abia State governorship election this Saturday:
We unanimously endorse the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate, Hon Chief Okey Ahaiwe, KSJI, as our sole candidate for the March 11th governorship election in Abia State.
“We shall collectively employ our structures across the 17 LGAs in achieving this. This is based on 2 Cs―credibility and continuity.
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