The uncontestable PDP Chairman of Ohaji/Egbema, Hon. Prince Amadioha Chinasa Marcel, during his opening remarks after the opening prayer, appreciated God for their emergence and thanked in a special way Ohaji/Egbema people for finding them worthy to be at the helm of affairs of the party in the LGA and ward levels.
He used the same medium to urge all the PDP faithfuls to woo old members back as he had already visited some wards to welcome defector's from especially the ruling party APC in the wards visited so far. Furthermore, he asked all the ward chairmen to give account of how far they've been soaring to ensure the party is intact in their various wards.
During their response, all the 12 ward chairmen who spoke individually responded in affirmative that the party is intact. Some confirmed influx of the ruling party members who are dissatisfied, disappointed by the way and system their previous party (APC) do things while confirming that some of their leaders don't allow internal democracy to come to play, or having a level playing ground for all and sundry.
Hon Emmanuel Orie, the youngest and minority whip Imo state house of assembly, the mouth piece of Ohaji/Egbema IMHA appreciated the party chairman, his executive and ward executive for job well done so far.
He also confirmed that he follows event as he is always on ground with the LGA party chairman charting the best way forward to ensure that no stone is left unturned towards building the party to enviable height. He Urged them to always put in their best, as he will always be supportive of all positive ideas morally, financially and otherwise.
RT Hon Goodluck Opiah during his address, thanked the party officials, especially the ward chairmen for keeping the party intact. He said, he no longer calls for LGA meetings since he became a federal constituency leader but will always attend any meeting invited by any LGA, any time.
He reassured members after analysis of what has transpired between some leaders of PDP in the national level that the party will bounce back stronger, hence reminded all party faithfuls to remain steadfast.
He further stated clearly that the court of appeal judgement which affirmed Sheriff as the national chairman of PDP has given the party an opportunity to rally round and put it's house in order.
The representative of Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta/Oru West federal constituency lamented that even after more than 4 years of APC administration in Imo state, the project they were able to show the acting president during his visit to Ohaji/Egbema was a project initiated by PDP government and quoted that the difference is glaringly clear and charged all to be vigilant and never allow anyone to deceive them.
Hon Henry Aguguo, the immediate past PDP chairman of Ohaji/Egbema said the vote of thanks after a motion to send a delegation to Abuja was moved and seconded respectively by Hon Dr. Nwulu and Hon. Emmanuel Orie.
The meeting had in attendance all the cream De la cream of Ohaji/Egbema PDP and more.
- Ujunwa Nometa