The former Aide of Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, TPL Iheanyi Abaekwume, who was appointed by the Rescue Mission Governor to supervisor and coordinate the activities of Owerri Capital Development Authority(OCDA) before he was relieved of duty has indicated interest to contest the 2019 Imo Gubernatorial election under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Obazu Mbieri born graduate of Urban and Regional Planning from Abia State University, was a close associate of Imo State Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere.
In a press statement made available to Ifeanyicy.com, the businessman opined that he has come to liberate Imo, as he places people as his first priority.
Read his statement below:
IMO LIBERATION 2019. MY PEOPLE FIRST!
WITH DUE RESPECT FROM TPL IHEANYI ABAEKWUME (mnitp,rtp)
My dear good people,
DECLARATION OF MY INTENTION TO CONTEST FOR THE POSITION OF IMO STATE GOVERNOR IN THE COMING GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION 2019.
My names are TPL Iheanyi Abaekwume. I am a Town Planner by profession presently. I hail from Obazu Mbieri in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State. I LIVE WITH THE PEOPLE. I am one of us!
By 2019, Imo people will elect a new governor to continue the apex administration of the people's establishment known as Imo State government. That will be our time to express our main concern towards good leadership. I AM READY TO RUN THE RACE, IT IS A CLARION CALL FROM THE PEOPLE'S WISH, AND WE SHALL WIN!
My manifesto will suffice to justify my sustained intention to be the Governor of Imo State, come 2019.
LONG LIVE IMO PEOPLE!
LONG LIVE IMO STATE! "