Empire Kanu, Ofeme Community, Endorse Onuigbo

By Ikenga Chronicles February 11, 2019

Empire Kanu, Ofeme Community, Endorse Onuigbo

Former Abia State governorship candidate in the third republic, and a political heavyweight in the state, Chief Empire Kanu, and the entire Ofeme community, in Umuahia, have thrown their weight behind the re-election aspirations of the member representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/South federal constituency, Rep. Sam Onuigbo.

The endorsement came during a meeting between Rep. Onuigbo and Ofeme stakeholders, at Ofeme, on Saturday, February 9,2019.

While speaking, Chief Empire Kanu assured on behalf of the Ofeme people that the entire people of Ofeme will vote for Sam Onuigbo, but in return, Rep. Onuigbo should consider Ofeme while attracting things to the constituency.

Chief Empire Kanu’s thoughts were echoed by the President General Chief Ndubuisi Kanu, who pledged the support of Ofeme for Rep. Sam Onuigbo, and reminded the lawmaker of the need to extend his people-impacting projects to Ofeme.

In his response, Rep. Onuigbo expressed his gratitude to Ofeme people for their support and promised that their support would challenge him to continue to be of good service to the good people of Ikwuano/Umuahia North/South.

Dignitaries present at the occasion include  Chief Empire Kanu, Chief Ndubuisi Kanu—President General of Ofeme Progressive Union Federated, Chief Emma Aguikwu- Assistant President General/ Traditional Prime Minister, Mba ato Ofeme  Community, the 13 village heads and their chiefs that make up Ofeme community, the Traditional Prime Minister of Afoukwu  Ofeme community, Chief Patrick Ogbisi, the Traditional Prime Minister of Ofeme community, High Chief Oburuoga, among others.