Gov. Martin Elechi of Ebonyi State at the weekend obtained his intent form to contest for Ebonyi Central senatorial seat come 2015.
Although PDP stakeholders of Ebonyi Central senatorial district led by the National President of Ebonyi Youth Assembly, Comrade Chinedu Ogah, purchased the form for him, Elechi accepted the form stating that he was humbled by the offer.
The form was handed over to Elechi during the state executive council meeting of the party at its secretariat in Abakaliki.
Announcing the purchase of the form to the party stakeholders, Ogah also disclosed that Ebonyi Youth Assembly has acquired campaign offices,4 Siena buses and 50 thousand posters in readiness for Elechi?s Senatorial campaign.
He explained that their decision was informed by the good leadership qualities of Elechi.
Presenting the form to governor Elechi, the commissioner for Grant and Donor agencies, Chief Fred Udeogu pleaded with the governor to accept the form as according to him the decision was not done in error.
He stated that the decision was reached after a wide consultation with the stakeholders of the zone adding that Elechi has fulfilled the reason he fought for the creation of the state.
Accepting the form, Elechi thanked the stakeholders of Ebonyi Central senatorial zone but stated that he would thank them more another day when he would be ready and at appropriate place.
?If I say yes, that I accept or no that I don?t accept, time is of essence and that may create problem for the party.