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Why There May Be Voter Apathy In Imo – LP Rep Candidate

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The House of Representative candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for Okigwe North constituency in Imo State, Chikwem Onuoha has expressed strong fears that the current insecurity situation in the State may lead to voters apathy in some parts of the State.

Onuoha who disclosed this during his endorsement and other candidates seeking elective positions in the State and National assembly elections by a group known as the Save Imo pointed out that his constituency is the most affected.

He further said that his constituency had a similar security problem during the collection of PVCs as the exercise he said run into hitches as gunmen disrupted the process.

Onuoha has appealed to the State governor,Hope Uzodimma to ensure adequate security personnel is deployed to the troubled areas.

Meanwhile, the group has also endorsed the presidential candidate of the Labour Party,(LP) Peter Obi ahead of his All Progressive Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu and Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar rivals.

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Others also endorsed are, Osita Izunaso(APC) for Imo West,Alex Mbata(APC) for Imo East, and Ifeanyi Araraume(junior) (LP)for Imo North senatorial districts.

For the House of representatives election, the group endorsed Chukwugozie Nwachukwu of the (APC) for Orlu, Orsu, and Oru East, Chike Okafor(APC) for Okigwe South, Eugene Dibiagwu(APC) for Ohaji, Oguta and Oru West, Paschal Obi (LP) for Ideato North and South federal constituencies.

Explaining the choice of Obi and others endorsed, the convener, Save Imo, Chief Ebubeagu Ekenulo said ‘No doubt Obi through his wide acceptability has shown that his candidacy is divine and seen as only person that takes Nigeria out of its present bondage.

‘All other candidates were chosen based on merit, they’re all people of integrity and impeccable character, all we’re interested in is who will deliver the dividends of democracy to their people‘. Ekenulo said.

Similarly, the candidates who attended the town hall meeting organised by the Catholic archdiocese of Owerri has signed a peace accord assuring to play by the rules during the election and shun violence.

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