By Nduka Val
May 12 (Newshour.com.ng) – It was a great day in Oguta Local Government Council, last Wednesday, as many APC’s stakeholders from the area, comprising past and present government appointees, Party Executives and elected party members at both the State and National Assemblies, converged to brainstorm on the way forward for the party in Oguta Local Government Area.
The meeting which was convened by the Sole Administrator of the LGA, Hon. Ofili Nnamdi Ijoma, on the directive of the state State governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, was accordingly hinged on three important things that are geared towards enhancing the viability, functionality and expansion of the party
in Oguta Local Government Area.
According to Hon. Ijoma in his remarks, the essence of the meeting was to X- ray the performance of the party in the last conducted general elections, prepare for for the party revalidation of old and new members and indulge in effective preparation for the November 11th Governorship Election in Imo State, stressing the need for all party members and leaders to rise to the occasion.
Ijoma used the avenue to instruct all the party members not to discriminate against any intending new members into APC, rather, should encourage their massive entry so as to beef up their numerical strength to achieve their expected victory in the coming governorship election.
He equally used same gathering to assure the people of the preparedness of both Council and the State government in providing adequate security for the proposed revalidation and registration exercise of their great party, calling on all members to support the programme for its benefits.
He submitted that though the issue of insecurity has been a national challenge, the state government has not relented in checkmating it, irrespective of its perceived sponsorship by the state opposition leaders.
Hon . Ijoma unveiled also the determination of His Excellency to incorporate every citizen of the state, irrespective of party affiliation in benefitting from the available democratic dividends in the state.
In his own words, most of the available benefits to the people of the state could come in different forms of Federal and State government empowerment programmes, appealing to the media personnel in attendance to assist in giving a wider desired publicity of the affected issues.