BY NWOGHA NDUBUISI, ABUJA
The umbrella body covering private sector in Nigeria, South East chapter of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture,SECCIMA, yesterday gave their support to Ebonyi State People’s Democratic Party, gubernatorial candidate, Dr Ezeh Emmanuel Ezeh.
Chief Nagodi gave the commendation on Thursday during the NACCIMA 1st quarter Council meeting held in Abuja.
According to the South East Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (SECCIMA) president, Chief Ngonadi pledged to support and provide necessary action that would help Dr Ezeh win gloriously in 2023 governorship election in Ebonyi State.
Speaking during the event, Dr Ezeh asserted that he is in the race to support in halting the dangerous descent into ungovernable spaces in the south east.
He called on his fellow entrepreneurs to heed the call to service, noting that the business environment of the South East has totally collapsed and in need of Recovery, Rebuilding and Restoration.
In his words, “the South East is dying a slow but painful death, our youths need jobs, our small businesses need a supportive environment to thrive, the times call for entrepreneurs, intellectuals and technocrats to get involved in politics and the political process”.
” The young men and women have become both desperate and despondent. The Nigerian conundrum presents a sad current reality of poverty in the midst of plenty. he added He promises a people centric governance that would halt the tide of what is becoming a revolt of the masses.
Recall that on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, during the Ebonyi State PDP expanded State Executive meeting, Dr Ezeh Emmanuel Ezeh officially declared his interest to contest for the governorship of Ebonyi State in 2023; a bold step that instantly altered the dynamics of the game of politics in Ebonyi State, given his intimidating profile, obvious competence, sense of preparedness and the technocratic background from which he surfaced.
Dr Ezeh who is an Oxford trained entrepreneur and holds multiple Doctoral qualifications in diverse specialisations from entrepreneurship and Innovation to Leadership and Global trade. These mind-blowing records put him far ahead of his contenders.
The gubernatorial candidate, Dr Ezeh is the current President of Ebonyi Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture and deputy to Chief Ngonadi SECCIMA President.
He further promised that the Soludo effects witnessed in Anambra would reechoe in Ebonyi State in what has become the people’s movement that cuts across party affiliations.
Meanwhile, the event was witnessed by South East business leaders, state Presidents of Chambers of commerce, Director generals, youth and Women entrepreneurs across the zone and beyond