Over fifty thousand persons gathered at the Civic Centre in Agulu to endorse Chief (Sir) Victor Umeh as thieir candidate of choice for the Anambra Central Senatorial election. The four wards and the twenty-two villages that make up Agulu trouped out en masse to Agulu Civic Centre to receive Umeh.
The Present-General of Agulu People’s Union represented by Chief Leo Okeke thanked Ohamadike Victor Umeh for standing behind their son, Chief Peter Obi all through his eight years as the governor of Anambra State. In his speech, the President-General emeritus of Agulu People’s Union, Chief Azubuike Okoye, the Odenigbo Agulu who is also the APGA candidate for Anocha 1 State Constituency, recalled the exploits of Chief Victor Umeh at the National Confab. He recalled that it was through the agitations of Umeh that the Confab adopted the resolution to change the revenue sharing formula on the basis of number of local governments to the basis of states.
He described Chief Victor Umeh as a man who has worked so much for the advancement of Ndigbo and Nigeria in general.
Also the Motorcycle Transport Union of Nigeria, Anocha Chapter also endorsed Chief Victor Umeh and adopted him as their candidate for the Senate, Anambra Central.