The former member house of Representatives, Hon Mayor Chukwudi Eze has indicated interest to contest the 2019 Imo State governorship seat.
Eze who represented Orlu /Oru East /Orsu Federal Constituency made his intention known while interacting with the Peoples Democratic Party (Party) Imo State executive led by Barr. Charles Ezekwem on Wednesday.
The Ex- lawmaker who was a former Chairman of Orlu Local government Area and one-time Chairman of ALGON, despite the strong and resilient clamour by Owerri Zone to produce the next governor of Imo State in 2019, coming from Orlu Zone he declared his intention for the governorship contest.
He is said to be a staunch ally of former Governor of Imo State, Achike Udenwa having headed ALGON Imo State during the latter’s tenure. His ambition has put a question mark if Orlu Zone is desirous to concede to Owerri zone to elect the next governor of the state.
Last week, a leader in the zone, Hon. Uche Onyeagocha said Owerri zone will not rest on its oars in ensuring that Owerri succeed in 2019. Onyeagocha is of the All Progressive Congress, APC