By Norbert Okolo
All roads led to Egwuachi Achi yesterday as members of the PDP in Oji River council kicked off ward campaign for the 2019 general election in the country.
The campaign which took off with pomp and pageantry saw different groups trying to showcase their seriousness to the rally with various banners of candidates vying for different political positions.
Present for the flagoff were the major stakeholders in the local government, such as the deputy speaker Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon Donatus Uzoagbado,Campaign coordinator for Governor Ugwuanyi, Dr.Okey Ibeabuchi, Commissioner for rural development Nze Gab Onuzulike, Deputy Chairman of the council, Engr. Ezenwa, former Chairmen of the council, Candidate for Oji River House of Assembly, Hon. Jeff Mba and many other dignitaries who thronged the venue of the rally.
In his opening remark a stakeholder in the ward Hon. Ejike Tasie noted that Achiuno ward 4 is a very fertile ground for the PDP and as such the people are already motivated to vote for all the candidates of the party during the election.
Another party stalwart and an aide to the governor Ugwuanyi, Hon. Chinedu Onyeagba said that Oji River as a people are ready for the election as they are well informed of the various democratic dividend associated with the party in the state under the leadership of the present administration noting that the second tenure is a sure banker.
In his own speech Dr. Okey Ibeabuchi in his usual humor assured the mammoth crowd that the party will continue to partner with them in ensuring that the government fulfills the obligations to them including the dispensation of political appointments and infrastructural development of the council area.