The race to the Red Chambers of the National Assembly of Nigeria, in Owerri Zone has gathered more vibe as one of the astute politicians and humane philanthropist cum notable Stakeholder in Imo politics, Barrister Chyma Anthony (Odiukonamba, Ugo – Ikeduru), has joined. Odiuko has picked the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms of the All Progressives Grand Alliance,APGA, to be in contention for the Owerri Zone Senatorial contest, come 2023.
Odiuko, who contested for the Owerri Zone Senate position, under the Action Alliance,AA in 2019, is certainly the one to beat this time around, as he is said to be fully prepared for the race and has decided to come out on the platform of APGA.
The APGA is a party widely believed to likely steal the show in the forthcoming General Elections in Imo state come 2023, given the clinical administrative status it has embarked upon ,recently.
Barr.Anthony, a British trained Chattered Arbitrator and good governance enthusiast, who advised the Nigerian electorate to reject the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, if it failed to zone it’s Presidential ticket to the South East .
He equally advocates for good governance for future Nigeria through taking good care of the Nigerian youths with promises to deliver the goods when voted to serve the people of Owerri Zone at the Red Chambers.
As a renowned phylanthropist, the expectation is that Odiuko’s Senatorial outing will enlarge his philanthropic coast, to the wellbeing of the people of Owerri Zone. Definitely, Odiuko will make the difference if given the opportunity; so is the verdict of many in Owerri Zone, especially, having decided to come out under APGA, adjudged a more dignifying party.
BarrAnthony has for many years taken care of the less privileged and down throdden in the society through his philanthropic gestures. He has equally been prominent In community development efforts, Church building drives as well as youth development. He has for long made legal exploits as a well known Abuja based legal practitioner. He has promised to bring his broad wealth of knowledge to bear in representation of people of Owerri Zone when voted as Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Barr.Anthony, a knight of St. John’s international ,avows, “Umunnem, I feel your desires for the small miracles of life; that we can go about our daily activities without fear of intimidation or threat to life, that we can operate our businesses without paying bribes or being subjected to unnecessary bottlenecks; that we can be rest easy in the knowledge that our children are educated, healthy, well fed, clothed and safe from harm”.
He noted further,” I feel your desires to be able to pursue your dreams confident that the system does not throw myriad impediments along your path;
you want a system that rewards hard work.
I’m sure the current situation we find ourselves today is quite excruciating, but you don’t desire handouts, but you want a government that works for you, a government whose priority is the provision of an environment that ensures every child in Nigeria has a decent shot at life, and the doors of opportunity remain open to all”,he stressed.
Urging his people in the Zone to join APGA and support his candidacy,he promised that he will fight with every inch of his being to represent the Zone’s best interest; said Odiuko.