A New sheriff is now in the race for the 2019 Imo Governorship and the political dynamics and permutation has changed dramatically among the gubernatorial aspirants from Owerri Zone even before his formal declaration of interest.
ICT Guru and billionaire, Chief Leonard "Leo" Stanley Nnamdi Ekeh is the new Sheriff.
Born to the family of Chief Ekeh in Ubomiri, Mbaitoli Local government Area of, Imo State, South East Nigeria in the year, 1956 (61yrs).
According to information made available to Ifeanyicy.com, Chief Leo Stan Ekeh was said to have been under intense pressure by some groups operating from across the zones to join the 2019 gubernatorial race to save imolites from the shackles of bad governance and leadership which has been the bane of Imo state for a period under review.
Already, eggheads of political parties are on the line offering their party platforms and structures to billionaire Leostan Ekeh to contest the 2019 gubernatorial election.
Leo Stan attended Holy Ghost College, Owerri for his secondary education. He later went to India for his University education, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Punjab University, and after his University education in India, Ekeh opted to study at the Cork City University, Ireland, and later transferred to Nottingham University, UK, earning a degree in Risk management.
As Owerri zone is determined to showcase their best this time around, Ifeanyicy.com learnt that Leo Stan Ekeh who is being projected was a governorship aspirant in 2003 and 2007 in Imo, though he later withdraw fearing the dirty mocky waters of politics.
This time around, he will have to contend with other aspirants from Owerri zone like Hon, Emeka Ihedioha, Prince Eze Madumere, Sir Jude Ejiogu, Chief Uzoma Obiyor, Chief Okey Ezeh, Sir Stanley Amuchie, and a whole lot of others yet to make their intention public . And from Okigwe Zone, he has to square up with the likes of Former Governor, Dr Ikedi Ohakim, Senator Ifeanyi Ararume and Bar Ike C Ibe while facing a challenge from Orlu Zone with the likes of Hon Uche Nwosu, Hon Eze Mayor, Senator Hope Uzodinma among others who are said to be nursing gubernatorial ambitions.
Chief Leonard "Leo" Stanley Nnamdi Ekeh is a Nigerian businessman and chairperson of Zinox Technologies Limited, and his son, Uzoma Ekeh is the founder of fast-growing Nigerian e-commerce company, Yudala.
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