The people of Udi North Constituency in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, yesterday, paid a thank-you visit to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, at the Government House, and unanimously reaffirmed their endorsement for his reelection in 2019.
The jubilant people of the area, comprising the traditional rulers, stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), academics, market women and youths, among others, said they came to appreciate Ugwuanyi for giving them a sense of belonging.
They added that the governor has recognised them in the scheme of things through political appointments and provision of infrastructure, such as the construction of High Court Division in Awhum, the ongoing RAMP II road project from Egede to Awhum, and the recent approval for the construction of a General Hospital in Affah, among others.
Led by the Chairman of Udi Local Government Area, Nestor Ochin, and the member representing Udi/Ezeagu Federal Constituency, Dennis Amadi, the people reaffirmed their support for Ugwuanyi’s second term bid, reassuring him of 100 percent votes during the election.
Ochin commended the governor for the successful conduct of the PDP primaries in the state and said the governor’s wisdom and commitment to participatory democracy ensured that “no single person decamped from our party in Udi” after the exercise.
“We were the first to commence reconciliation and everybody has joined our candidates to ensure we win the election and give you the highest number of votes,” the council chairman said. In his remarks, Amadi, who noted that “this is the first time we are experiencing infrastructure development in our area.
You gave us Commissioner for Health, health facilities and you are collaborating with the federal government in the construction of Udi North ring road, and, today, proper rehabilitation of 9th Mile – Opi Nsukka road has commenced for ease of transportation during the Christmas celebration”.