Hon. Acho Obioma , a former member of the Federal House of Representatives, has reacted to his emergence as the newly elected chairman of the All
DAILY POST reported that Acho Obioma was announced the winner of the just concluded state congress of the All Progressive Congress (APC) after he polled 298 votes to defeat four other contestants for the position of Abia Chairmanship seat of the party.
Announcing the keenly contested congress, the chairman of APC congress committee, Rt. Hon Uzo Azubuike, also Sylvanus Nwaji who scored 1 vote, Dike Nwankwo – 4 votes, Chidi Nwosu- 92 and Ikechukwu Ukaegbu, who came second got a total votes of 134.The committee chairman further disclosed that a total number of 24 void votes was recorded during the congress.
However, reacting to his emergence, in an interview with journalists in Umuahia, on Tuesday, Hon Acho Obioma, who was also 2015 senatorial candidate of the APC, commended the delegates for voting him as chairman of the party during the recently concluded exercise. headtopics.com
Obioma disclosed that he never campaigned to be chairman of the APC for one day, but he devoted all his time in canvassing for more people to join the party, so that the APC can gain strength and survive in Abia.The ex-federal lawmaker, also promised not to disappoint the party, as he had been working closely with the outgoing state executive and he understands the political terrain.
He thanked immensely the outgoing APC state chairman for giving him the opportunity to contest the election, and further reiterated to consolidate on the laudable gains recorded by the outgoing executive committee of the party in Abia stateThe frontline politician partly stated in his words, “I have worked tirelessly for the party to gain relevance and also to become the party to reckon with in Abia state. I have given my best in the past, and this time, I will do much more. I will never be found wanting.
“I’m not surprised with the support I have seen today from our party members. I am overwhelmed. My decision is to continue from where Hon Donatus Nwankpa stopped”. Read more: Daily Post Nigeria »
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