- A zonal group from Owerri has explained why applicants for governor of the Mbaise clan in Imo cannot take part in the 2024 state survey
- Stanley Onyechere, the group’s public relations secretary, announced the next Imo state governor in a statement released on Friday, September 10th
Owerri, Imo – The Owerri Region Development Union has asked all candidates for governor from the Mbaise clan in Imo state to give up its ambitions and support aspirants from other parts of the Owerri Zone, who do not have to produce a governor yet.
The group added, however, that it is very important that such a governor emerge from other parts of the zone that are still trying the position must.
Onyechere said the decision was at the general meeting of the Group that took place on Wednesday September 8th in Owerri, capital of Imo state.
“We have decided that the next governor of Imo state should come from the Owerri zone in the interests of justice and justice. However, Mbaise should be honorable enough to stay out of the competition when the immediate former Governor Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha took the turn of Mbaise. “
The group insisted that other parts of the zone such as Mbaitoli, Owerri West, Owerri North, Owerri Municipal and Ngor Okpala should be supported in the next elections.
It was said:
“If we support an aspirant from Mbaise, it could be from Ahiazu or Ezinihite, but definitely not from Aboh, which is where Ihedioha is from.”
The other parts of the zone added that there are hundreds of qualified aspirants to become governor of the Owerri Zone, and wondered why Emeka Ihedioha should even think about running again after serving on the Supreme Court.
It was found that the climax of the General Assembly the establishment of a contact and mobilization committee was to initiate consultations with stakeholders from other zones in Imo state and to lead various political parties to realize the agenda of the Owerri zone.
The Gruppe has also launched a scholarship program that provides university education to needy orphans from the zone.