By Regina Igwebuike
AMAWBIA community leadership comprising six villages is championing the re- election of their son and incumbent lawmaker representing Awka South 2 constituency in the Anambra state house of Assembly Ozo Pius Okoye.
Ozo Okoye, who is the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate for Awka South II Constituency in his first concluding representation of his constituency is adjudged to have uplifted the living conditions of his constituents through human capital building measures and infrastructure support services.
The leaders gave the solidarity support to Ozo Okoye on March 16 during a meeting at Amawbia.
The Chairman of Adabebe Village, Mr Emeka Nworah testified that Ozo Okoye has done well and will do more if re-elected as he is going to be a ranking officer, an added advantage to his constituency.
He emphasized that the election is an Amawbia project, and called on all the eligible voters in the constituency to unanimously vote for his re-election.
In a remark, Mr Ejike Chiedozie from Ezimezi Village urged all eligible residents in Amawbia to throw party sentiments aside and support their own as the only voice that they have in government.
On his part,Mr Chuka Odumodu from Enuoji Village said that Ozo Okoye is doing a great job in his constituency and needs to be re- elected for consolidation and to attract more democratic dividends in the area.
He explained that the re-election bid is a community project,even as he emphasized that votes for Ozo Okoye will guarantee an all inclusive government.
Dr Emeka Obi from Ngene in his comments urged all hands to be on deck to deliver the House member irrespective of their political affiliation as charity begins at home.
The village women leaders in their separate speeches said that Ozo Okoye’s candidacy is second to none owing to his pedigree.
In their words,”He has been tested and trusted. His score card testifies of his capacity and competence for second term.’
They prayed to God to give him more grace to continue with the good work he is doing for his constituents.
Thanking the leaders for their solidarity, Ozo Okoye said that he has done a lot for the Constituency and pledged to do more if given the opportunity.
He recounted some of his achievements to include: Construction of classroom building at Community Secondary School, Isiagu; construction of modern toilet facility, fence and installation of gate at Enugwu Village Hall, Umuawulu and rhe construction of perimeter fence with gate at Community Secondary School, Amawbia.
Others include construction of motorized borehole facilities at Umuenechi Village Hall, Nibo and at Ezeigbe, Obeagu Arah Village, Nise; construction of bungalow house for the less privileged at Amawbia; organized Ist and 2nd phases of empowerment, cash gifts, distribution of palliatives and other related assistance to constituents during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Organized Obizi free annual lessons for Senior Secondary and annual payment of WAEC/NECO and JAMB fees for selected best senior students of the Constituency as well as free dental checkup and treatment across the seven communities in Obizi, among others. (MOI)