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‘We’ve Begun Consultations wIth Other Zones’, Says Akobundu, As He Seeks Mandate For Senate

The immediate past National Organising of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Col.Austine geo-political, has said that the Southeast geo-political zone has begun consultations across the five geopolitical zones of the country to tell the other regions the need to cede the presidential ticket to, the Southeast on basis of equity, fairness, and justice.

He stated this on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, in his Oloko country home in Ikwuano, Abia State as he sought the consent of his people of Oloko Ward 1 and Oloko Ward 2 including Ikwuano Stakeholders to vie for the Abia Central Senatorial district seat in 2023 election.

Fielding questions from journalists later, Akobundu who was also a former Minister of State (Defence), under former President Goodluck Jonathan favorable 5would likely get favorable results.

The former Minister of Defence (State) who addressed the people of Oloko under the banner of the PDP, declared that the business of politics is all about consultations, adding “I join other leaders to work, liaise and appeal that the Southeast should be given the opportunity”.

Akobundu disclosed that he is aspiring to go to the Senate to take over from the incumbent, Sen. T A Orji who, he said, has done well “with posts scattered all over the Senatorial district”.

I want to use the platform to drive development and to spread democracy within the six LGAs of the Senatorial district and build on what he, Sen. TA Orji has done. I am his son in this business and life, it is the wish of every fat that his son should surpass him”.

On zoning of governorship seat to Abia Central and Abia North Senatorial districts, the former Minister stated that he will rely on the position of the party which he said is supreme, saying that he believes that any agitation from any quarter or group will be solved by the leaders of the party at the end of the day.

Speaking during the occasion, the Chairman of Ikwuano Local Government Council, Chief Steve Mpamugo, and Admiral Ralph Osondu rtd described retired Col Akobundu as a thoroughbred politician, goal-getter,r, reliable personality, and dedicated party ma who will deliver if elected as Senator.

In the same vein, the member representing Ikwuano a,t the Abia State House of Assembly, Hon Stanley Nwabuisi as well as the Ikwuano PDP Chairman, Chief Obioma Igwe, and Prof. Mrs. Roselyn Ndimele, challenged the people of Ikwuano to give massive support to the aspirant.

The highlight of the eactualizingvent was a resolution moved by the lawmaker for Ikwuano State constituency, Stanley N,wabisi and ado. posted by the people to give him their support towards actualizing his ambition of becoming a Senator from 2023.

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