Elders and youths at Nsugbe at the weekend pledged support for the governorship ambition of the candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Comrade Akunwata Ejoh Ojiba.
The elders and youths who came out in their numbers to welcome his campaign team on a consultative visit to the area, chanted “O jebego, o jebego”, meaning he has won.
Nsugbe is the home town of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tony Nwoye.
The elders and youths, some of whom are other political party leaders, shunned the flag off of the APC candidate to welcome Comrade Ojiba, who they described as their own.
Nsugbe is the home town of the ACPN candidate’s grandmother.
Speaking on behalf of the other elders, Obi Nwoye Ogbuagu said, “Ojiba is our own and for remembering us, his mother’s people, we are happy and we pledge all our undivided support him.”
The elders in turn prayed for Akunwata Ejoh Ojiba and and his campaign team, asking God to see them through to the government house Awka this year.
On their part, the Chairman of Enugwu Youths Organization, Nsugbe, Mr. Francis Bosah and the Chief Task of the youths group, Mr. Onyebuchi Udeze, reiterated that Ejoh Ojiba is their own and has the support of the youths.
“We are giving him full support, he is the one that will go for us”, Udeze added.
Earlier, the Director General of the Akunwata Ejoh Ojiba Campaign Train, Chief David Okagbue urged the people of Enugwu Nsugbe to support the party.
Leaders at the meeting were the South East Coordinator of the party, Engr. Ikechukwu Okagbue, the State Chairman of the party, Comrade Sam Anumba, the Onitsha North Woman leader of the party, Hon. Ndidi Olieh, among others.
Comrade Ojiba is a retired Customs Officer and says he has a divine transformation agenda for Anambra State.