Hon Sir Pete Ibida…A Mandate Fulfilled

By Jude Atupulazi

When the righteous is on the throne, the people rejoice. That is the story unfolding in Njikoka 11 State Constituency under the representation of Hon Sir Pete Chima Ibida. Indeed, in the history of representation in Njikoka 11 Constituency, Ibida has carved a niche for himself as a legislator par excellence. Astute, bold, and humane, Ibida has redefined political representation by being an active, steady, unwavering voice for his people, delivering on his mandate and still raring to go.

On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, the low, high and mighty in Njikoka 11 State Constituency and beyond, came together to be part of history as the legislator rendered an account of his stewardship across the three communities.

His signature projects include: a modern clinic at St. Michael’s Secondary School, Nimo; 24 open market stores and one modern pavilion.

Four modern pavilions in Abagana; thirty-four open market stores and 6 lock up shops in Abba Town.

Earlier in 2016, he had organized free medical and antenatal care from 8th July to October; conducted free antenatal care for all pregnant women in Njikoka II from July 8, to October, 2017; donated trophies and one million, three hundred thousand naira cash during the 2017 Ibida Unity Cup.

Dignitaries at the event included the senator representing Anambra Central, Sir Vic Umeh; president general of Nimo, Hon. Sir Anthony Igboka; the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on Religious Matters, Hon. Sir Anselm Okafor (Onowu Abba); the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), Hon Tony Nwazojie (Ike Abagana); the chairman APGA (Njikoka), Elder Charles Okongwu; and Hon. Sir Cyprian Anagor (Abagana).

Others were the member representing Anaocha/Njikoka/Dunukofia Federal Constituency, Hon. Dozie Nwankwo; the member representing Njikoka I State Constituency, Hon Tim ifedioramma and member representing Anaocha I State Constituency, Hon. Charles Azubuike Okoye.

Later on the day of the presentation of his scorecard, he donated such items as, 10 generators,12 Ox standing fans to youth leaders; 86 gas cookers (table top); 10 grinding machines; 300 bags of rice (10kg) and 300 pieces of wrapper, as well as cash gifts to his constituents.

Sir Pete Ibida, 4th from right, being ushered into the venue of his event by his troops.

Sir Ibida, 1st left, presents a souvenir to Senator Victor Umeh, 2nd right, while the parish priest of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Nimo, looks on with others.

Some empowerment items donated to Njikoka 11 Constituents by Sir Ibida.

Some empowerment items donated to Njikoka 11 Constituents by Sir Ibida.

Sir Ibida, 4th from right, poses with some APGA chieftains, including Sir Umeh, middle; Dr Mrs Uju Okeke, APGA BoT member, 3rd right; Hon Dozie Nwankwo, 4th left; and the transition chairman of Njikoka, Hon George Ozo, 2nd left, among others.
Sir Ibida, 2nd left, receiving an award from APGA ward chairmen in Njikoka led by Elder Charles Okongwu, 3rd right.
The Senator representing Anambra Central, Sir Victor Umeh, middle, in a tete a tete with member representing Anaocha, Njikoka, Dunukofia Fed Constituency, Hon Dozie Nwankwo, right. The host, Sir Pete Ibida, member representing Njikoka 11 State Constituency, is on the 1st left.

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