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The people of Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State, comprising political, religious, traditional, and community leaders have expressed immense gratitude to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his exemplary leadership role in restoring peace and security to Eha-Amufu.
The people said that Governor Ugwuanyi’s intervention in the Eha-Amufu crisis was responsible for the peace the community is enjoying presently, disclosing that after the emergency peace and security meeting the governor had with stakeholders of Eha Amufu, there has not been any further attack in the area.
They reassured Governor Ugwuanyi of their overwhelming support and votes for all the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state including the party’s governorship candidate, Dr. Peter Ndubuisi Mbah.
Isi-Uzo people made the remarks yesterday when Governor Ugwuanyi visited Ikem, the council headquarters to identify with them and ascertain how they were faring.
Welcoming Governor Ugwuanyi, the Council Chairman, Obiora Obeagu stated that the five old communities and 21 autonomous communities in Isi-Uzo LGA were grateful that “today our governor has brought peace to us,” revealing that “today Eha Amufu is back to its feet.”
Obeagu thanked God for the feat, adding that the governor did not only ensure that the crisis reduced, but that he also brought palliatives in the form of cash and food items to assist those who were displaced.
Declaring that “PDP is Isi-Uzo and Isi-Uzo is PDP” the chairman assured Governor Ugwuanyi that the party will record a landslide victory in the council area in the forthcoming general election.
Also speaking, a community leader from Eha Amufu and former chairman of Isi-Uzo LGA, Eric Ebe, pointed out that when Eha-Amufu had security challenge last year, Governor Ugwuanyi made tireless and frantic efforts to address the issue, stating that he visited the community at night, had sleepless nights and did everything humanly possible to ensure that peace was restored to the area.
Hon. Ebe reassured the governor that Isi-Uzo LGA will deliver the PDP in the forthcoming elections in Enugu State, stating that the council has always delivered the PDP 100 percent in all the elections contested in the state since 1998 the party was formed.