United Nations Mayor for Peace and Abia governorship hopeful, Mayor Lucky Igbokwe, said he represents hope for the common man whose interest is paramount in his desire to emerge governor of Abia State in the 2023 General Election.
The Abia governorship aspirant stated this today May 11, 2023 during his meeting with Isikwuato LGA PDP stakeholders and delegates at Isikwuato.
Mayor Lucky Igbokwe told the PDP stakeholders that he has come to fix Abia and make the state viable, while urging the party stakeholders to elect someone with business ideas, who is creative in terms of knowledge on how to generate revenue for the state.
He said he believes in action as a youth who has the interest of the youths at heart, just as he equally said he would institute a health insurance scheme for the elderly in the society, to give them access to quality health care services.
The founder of the Don Lulu Foundation stressed that he would like to leave legacies as governor, and explained that he went and saluted the statue of Dr M.I Okpara because he (Okpara) is the symbol of selfless service, as he remains unrivalled till date.
Mayor Igbokwe said it’s his desire to replicate the great achievements of Dr Okpara in Abia State if given the opportunity to serve.
Collaborating the governorship aspirant, Rt Hon Kelechi Onuzurike, the member representing Umuahia state Constituency and Deputy Chief Whip called on the delegates to do the right thing by supporting Mayor Lucky Igbokwe, whom he described as a good man with a good heart. He advised them not to mortgage the future of Abia and that of our children because we all should be concerned about who we elect as our governor.
Dr Charles Emenike, the PDP LGA Chairman in his remarks commended Mayor Igbokwe for making himself available to lead Abia, adding that Don Lulu as he is popularly called is a vibrant young man with a message of hope to Abians. He promised that Isikwuato would not disappoint him, and demanded that Mayor Igbokwe should not forget Isikwuato when he becomes governor.
The former state Treasurer of PDP, Dr Chinenyerem Uwadinjo, said he witnessed Mayor Igbokwe’s declaration at the party’s Secretariat, pointing out that he is the best material so far among all the aspirants who have come, while calling on the delegates not to make mistake.
The Leader of Isikwuato Legislative Council, described Mayor Igbokwe as symbol of hope for the future, saying “this is the type of face we need in politics this time around”.
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