By Abuchi Onwumelu
Senator (Dr) Victor Umeh, has declared his intention to re-contest for Senate, to represent Anambra Central Senatorial District in the forthcoming general elections.
Sen. Umeh made this known at Neni, in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State when he addressed the chairmen, vice chairmen, secretary, women's leaders and youth leaders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) from the 7 local governments and 109 wards in Anambra Central Senatorial District.
Enumerating his achievements in less than six months in the Senate, Umeh said that out of the two bills and two motions he sponsored, the motion on the ''Incarceration of underage offenders and infants with adults'' was adjudged the best motion for 2017/2018 legislative year.
According to him, 40 communities in Anambra Central would benefit from his 2018 Constituency Project, while other remaining communities would be captured in the 2019 budget.
'I have 31 tricycles safely parked in my Constituency Office in Awka. It will be distributed very soon to the lucky persons.
'I have a wonderful plan for the women and youths of Anambra Central. I will soon commence my empowerment programme,' Umeh said.
He pleaded with APGA members to remain steadfast in support of his re-election, promising to always make them proud.
The event was attended by the Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Nkem Okeke; Hon. Dozie Nwankwo; Hon. Anayo Nnebe; Hon. Ibezi Ifeanyichukwu; Hon Leo Nwuba; Engr. Ikeobi Ejiofor; Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, among others.
Others were the Director-General, Senator Victor Umeh Campaign Organisation, Prince Udodeme Emeka; Dr. Cyprian Afunugo; Chuksbrown Ezeoba, and many party stakeholders.