In a seeming reward for excellence, hard work, benevolence and credibility to the people of Okigwe senatorial zone, the leaders and the people of the area, resident in the nation?s capital Abuja, have unanimously passed a vote of confidence on the Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, the Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly.
In a colourful ceremony which was organized by the people of the area, resident in Abuja, in honour of Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, the Speaker Imo state House of Assembly, the Okigwe people further restated their collective believe in the person and ability of the Speaker to take lofty dreams of Okigwe zone, to greater heights.
While commending the speaker, the people took turn to extol the dependable attributes of the Speaker, especially in mastering and utilizing the legislative platform to attract projects, for the common good of Okigwe people and assured him of the people?s readiness to endorse him as the people?s consensus candidate irrespective of political party affiliation. Adding that the people will vote for individuals who have gathered the necessary experience needed to move the zone forward as against partisan sentiments.
The jubilant crowd who could not hide their feelings reeled out monumental projects which the speaker attracted to Okigwe zone in his capacity as the representative of the area at the Imo State House of Assembly.
The Okigwe people also expressed happiness at the cordial relationship existing between the executive and the legislative arms of government in the state ably led by Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, pointing out that such rapport has culminated to the people-oriented projects being witnessed across the state.
They described the Speaker as a true representative of the people, for having impacted so many lives in the area positively through his youth empowerment and poverty alleviation programmes and assured their continued support to the Speaker in his aspiration towards taking Okigwe senatorial zone of the state to the Promised Land.
Earlier, the visibly elated Speaker, reeled out his achievements within the short time he was in office and thanked the people for their continued support and firm believe in his ability which is aimed at taking Okigwe zone to be at per with other zones in the state and promised never to let them down.