Voting Your Conscience: The Onuigbo Request

By Ikenga Chronicles July 10, 2018

The heartbeat of every politician is knitted to their manifestoes and their ability to sell it genuinely to the people without any form of confusion no matter how minute it may seem. Suffice it to say that manifestoes are not empty promises, but the heartbeat of every politician and potential failures are identified when they avoid press conferences and every other opportunity to present their visions and dreams to the people.

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Leadership becomes a light that attracts people from afar if passion is knitted into it without sheer sentiments. There’s a man or woman for every political office and courtesy demands that such individuals prove themselves with great disposition to duty for all to see. This would act as a springboard to vie for elective position.

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A desperate leader is one who does things needed by the masses close to election period in order to attract sympathy votes which will in turn return him or her to office for another term. This is not so for an elected leader who has the interest of the people at heart and their overall well being in terms of developmental projects.

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Rep. Sam Onuigbo’s leadership and quality representation under the auspices of Ikwuano/Umuahia North and South Federal Constituency sprung into action from the first day he was elected into office and the testimony of infrastructural development and quality democratic dividends delivered speak volumes from the lips of his constituents. No wonder support groups and the masses of his constituency have continued to reiterate their support for Rep. Sam Onuigbo who has demonstrated a high level of leadership and quality representation for the people.

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Rep. Sam Onuigbo has in no small measure demonstrated the quality of rare leadership in this clime where the politics of rancour and self aggrandizement is the order of the day. He has shown that he has the capacity to be re-elected. He has also painted a true picture of leadership by setting a pace and a yardstick to access political representation in various constituencies.

I Will Continue To Attract Projects That Will Impact My People Positively—Sam Onuigbo

It would not be a misnomer to say that when passion is knitted into leadership, unimaginable developments speak in their numbers. Rep. Sam Onuigbo has demonstrated such rare quality. Suffice it to say here that a leader’s popularity should not be a yardstick for the election of a politician, but antecedents and track records of exemplary leadership and quality representation while in a public office, should be. What are the people saying about such a leader? What are they saying about themselves? Is there a connection between how the leader perceives himself and the way the public do?

Onuigbo Commends Ikwuano/Umuahia Women For Being Agents Of Development

Rep. Sam Onuigbo has encouraged the youths and well meaning individuals on various occasions to get their Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC) stressing that it is the tool that would enable them to vote their conscience amidst various propaganda flying around like drones billed for an onslaught. They should also use themselves positively to foster quality democracy and not lend themselves as tools to usurp democratic processes.


  • Opia-Enwemuche Maxwell Onyemaechi writes from Umuahia
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