Bye Election: Gov Nwifuru receives Senator Elect for Ebonyi South


Ruth Oginyi

On Sunday February 4th, Stakeholders of Ebonyi South Senatorial Zone presented their Senator-elect, Professor Anthony Okorie Ani to the state Governor Francis Nwifuru.

The event took place at the Presidential Lodge, Ochoudo Centenary City, Abakaliki.

Princess Patricia Obila Deputy Governor of the state said APC got the victory in the poll because of the good character of their candidate in the election.

Princess Obila thanked the Governor and the APC hierarchy for fielding the best in the election, noting that the development made their work less cumbersome in canvassing for votes.Other Stakeholders, Secretary to the State Government, Professor Grace Umezurike, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, Chief James Aro Nweke and Professor Chigozie Ogbu thanked the Governor for his moral support to people of the Zone during the electioneering period and pledged that they would remain supportive of his administration.

In a response, the  Governor congratulated the senator elect and Stakeholders of Ebonyi South on the emergence of the APC Candidate in the election.

“The victory is not only victory for APC, it is victory for the entire Ebonyi State and victory for Democracy.

“He expressed hope that with the mammoth experience of the Senator-elect, people of the Zone would soon begin to reap the good dividends of their choice.

The Senator-elect, Professor Anthony Okorie Ani thanked the Governor as well as People and Stakeholders of Ebonyi South Senatorial Zone for their confidence in his ability and assured that he would go all out to justify the huge confidence reposed in him.

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