. . . Promises to Stand By Him Till 2023
By Abuchi Onwumelu
A group under the aegies of Willie Obiano Support Group (WOSG), has threw its weight behind the national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ozonkpu (Dr.) Victor Oye for another four years tenure in office, promising to stand by him till 2023.
The group made the vow at Ozonkpu Dr. Victor Oye's country home otherwise known as Grace Villa Amawbia, in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Speaking during the visit, the national coordinator of the group and the Managing Director of Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency (ANSAA), Sir Jude Emecheta (Nwachinemelu) said they came to show support and solidarity and also to appreciate the national chairman of APGA for what he had been able to achieve as the helmsman of the party in the past four years.
Chief Emecheta explained that APGA as a party through Ozonkpu Oye had recorded tremendous successes, which, he said, had taken the party to a greater height, saying that the party had now assumed the third position in Nigeria.
The ANSAA who described Oye as a selfless leader maintained that they would never relent in their onerous task of investing in the party and seeing the party move from strength to strength, stating that what Oye had achieved in his first term should be consolidated on and also be improve upon.
Emecheta commended the mature leadership style of Dr. Oye as well as his pragmatic approach to issues, praising him the national Chairman of APGA for his visionary leadership which, he said, had made APGA the beautiful bride of Nigerian politics today.
Sir Emecheta lauded the national Chairman of APGA for his fatherly support which, he said, gave to Willie Obiano Support Group during the reelection campaign of Gov Willie Obiano for 2nd term which propelled the group to work assiduously in all wards and local government in seeing that Gov Willie won convincingly during the election, pledging that the group would support him for second term.
For his part, the patron of the Willie Obiano Support Group, Hon Uche Okafor, member representing Ayamelum state constituency in the Anambra state house of assembly, moved for the motion for the adoption of Ozonkpu Victor Oye endorsement as the sole Willie Obiano Support Group national chairmanship candidate for APGA in the upcoming convention and as the grand patron of the group
This motion was seconded by Hon Cater Dike Nnamdi Umeh, the member elect for Aguata I State constituency in the Anambra state house of assembly who until his election was a ward secretary of Willie Obiano Support Group in Awka south ward 8
The motion was unanimously adopted by all the Willie Obiano support group executive and grassroot members present.
Responding the national chairman of APGA, Ozonkpu Dr Victor Oye flanked by the national vice chairman of APGA southeast, Chief Nwegbo and the national Youth leader of APGA, Comrade Anselem Nebeife (Ikenga Agunkwo) thanked the leadership and members of Willie Obiano Support Group who he likened as a catalytic enabler to APGA and and the promotion of the good governance of Gov Willie Obiano, pledged to continue to work with the group as partners in progress.
He said that today in Nigeria APGA was the most sought after political party and the most popular political movement "
In a vote of thanks, Barr. Asha Nnabuife, who is the Chairman of Willie Obiano support group, Anambra central as well the current TC chairman of Idemili North and Chairman of all of TC Chairmen in Anambra, thanked Ozonkpu Victor Oye, for his positive reception and total acceptance of the groups resolutions.
He also on behalf of the Willie Obiano Support Group pledged that the group would host him to a very big rally immediately after the national convention in celebration of his induction as National Patron of Willie Obiano Support Group.
Some of the leaders of the group who attended the colorful endorsement visit included, Ezennia Akosa Mbanefo, the state vice chairman north and also an SSA to Gov Willie Obiano, Hon Cy Okereke, the Deputy National Chairman of the group and SSA political to Gov Willie Obiano, Rt Col, Hon Prof Ikeh, national Officer of WOSG and SSA LGA Liaison to Gov Obiano , Hon Ferdinand, Awka South Coordinator of WOSG, who is the incumbent TC Chairman of Awka South
Others are Hon Nnanna Nzewi, the Media Cordinator of the group and SA to Gov Obiano on Youth/Community Mobilization, Hon Nwasa, Anambra West Coordinator of the group and SA to Gov Willie Obiano Market
Other local government Coordinators of the group who were present included,Hon Wleele, Awka south, Hon Bonny , Ekwusigo, Agbapu, idemili north, Onitsha north and the host of others, including serving councillors who members of the group from especially from Idemili north LGA area.