7th Assembly: Abakaliki North Lawmaker pledges effective representation

Member representing Abakaliki North Constituency in the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Hon Victor Chidi Nwoke has promised not to disappoint his constituents in his legislative business.

The lawmaker promised this while celebrating with his constituents after his inauguration into the 7th Ebonyi Assembly in Abakaliki, the State capital.

The new State Lawmaker commended
the Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party PDP, Chief Ifeanyi Odii for his support during the electioneering time.

Nwoke also saluted the immediate past Speaker of Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru on his emergence and successful inauguration as the fourth Executive Governor of Ebonyi State.

He appreciated the support of the stakeholders in the State especially his predecessor Hon. Franka Okpo and other political party candidates including the Labour Party and APGA for the key roles they played to ensure his mandate was not stolen.

The Abakaliki North legislator further pledged to fight youths’ restiveness, poverty, and unemployment in his constituency before he left office.

Hon. Nwoke who said he was overwhelmed with joy about the magnitude of support from across boards that propelled him to win the election to represent Abakaliki North Constituency, called all and sundry to also support the government in power for the overall interest and development of the State.

He further sent his word of appreciation to the youths of the Izzi clan, ward party chairmen, and support groups for rejecting the financial inducements of his opponent and stood by him throughout the struggle which gave him victory at the polls, assured to bring dividends of democracy to the people.

He noted that the massive support witnessed during the struggle was a clear indication that his people wants him to represent them.

He promised to prioritize education by sponsoring youths into institutions of higher learning and as well engaged health professionals to be checking the health status of his constituents especially aged men and women for optimal performance.

The lawmaker advised youths in the Constituency to shun indulging in cultism or any other illegal group and engage themselves meaningfully while expressing his readiness to harness talents among the youths and liaise with National Assembly members to secure jobs for them in the Federal establishments.

He reassured to make the interest and welfare of his constituents his utmost priority while soliciting their continued support and solidarity to take the constituency to a greater height.

In his goodwill message, the Executive Chairman of Abakaliki Local Government Area Hon. Stephen Ebere Nwogba expressed happiness about the victory and inauguration of the new legislator and charged him never to relent in uplifting the living standard of the people and to support Governor Nwifuru’s administration at all times.

On her part, the immediate past member representing Abakaliki North Constituency Hon. Franka Okpo said the emergence of Hon. Nwoke has made the constituency proud and prayed to God to grant him more grace to succeed in all his life endeavours.

Recall that the PDP lawmaker contested against the younger brother to the immediate past Governor of Ebonyi State Hon. Maxwell Umahi who was the candidate of APC and the election was declared inconclusive which led to a rerun but was eventually declared winner of the election having secured the highest votes.