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Traditional rulers of the nine autonomous communities that make up Nsukka Town on Monday declared that Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is the first leader in the history of the state to bring modern amenities such as street and traffic lights, township stadium, and good road networks, among other numerous development projects to the area.
The royal fathers asserted that Governor Ugwuanyi, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Enugu North Senatorial District in the 2023 general election, went further to establish in Nsukka Zone, a specialised medical university and second university exclusively owned by Enugu State Government, the State University of Medical and Applied Sciences (SUMAS), Igbo-Eno, Enugu State.
Despite the state’s limited resources and the nation’s economic and security concerns, they expressed gratitude to Governor Ugwuanyi for bringing Nsukka to light. They assured the governor that he would win the upcoming general election to represent the Enugu North Senatorial District in the National Assembly with a landslide.
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The traditional rulers also assured the governor that the people of Nsukka would massively deliver the PDP governorship candidate, Dr. Peter Mbah, his running mate, Ifeanyi Ossai, the party’s candidate for Nsukka/Igbo-Eze South Federal Constituency, Vita Abba, and candidates of PDP for Nsukka West and Nsukka East constituencies, Amos Amadi Agbo and Christiana Onah, respectively.
Speaking when Nsukka Town people organised a grand reception for their illustrious son who is the Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area, Walter Ozioko, the traditional ruler of Owerre Nsukka Autonomous Community, Igwe Felix Ugwu, on behalf of the monarchs, stressed that what Governor Ugwuanyi, who attended the event did for their people were numerous.
Igwe Ugwu said: “Governor Ugwuanyi gave us street lights, traffic lights, good roads, and a new befitting stadium which no past governor in Enugu did for us. And we are saying that Nsukka will give you bulk votes, we will deliver you in Owerre Nsukka, we will deliver you in Ihe, we will also deliver you in Nkpunano; we will deliver you in Nru and other places.’
President General of Nsukka Town Union, Chief Ishiwu Onyeke, who reiterated the endorsement of the people of Nsukka Town to vote massively for Ugwuanyi, Mbah, and other candidates of the PDP, disclosed that they honoured the Chairman of Nsukka LGA, Ozioko ‘in recognition of his giant strides in the development of the council area.’
Other speakers at the event including the representative of the chairman of the occasion, Festus Onogwu, former Commissioner for Finance, Enugu State, Mrs. Vivian Eze, former leader of Nsukka Legislative Council, Celestine Ogbu, the President of Nsukka Youth Association, Onyekachi Omeje, Amadi and Ozioko, all spoke in the same vein, re-echoing Governor Ugwuanyi’s numerous laudable achievements in Nsukka zone and beyond. They reassured him that their people will vote for him, the PDP governorship candidate, Mbah, and other candidates of the party in the state.
In a related development, Founder of Power and Victory In Christ Ministry, Nsukka, Senior Prophet Kan Ebube Muonso has predicted total victory for Governor Ugwuanyi, Dr. Mbah, Abba and all other candidates of the PDP in Enugu State at the polls.
Prophet Muonso who made the prediction when he offered prayers for Governor Ugwuanyi and other PDP candidates, at his ministry in Nsukka, assured the governor that God’s great plan for his future endeavours would come to fruition.