2023: Nwifuru Joins Ebonyi Guber Race
*Vows to Improve Workers Welfare
Speaker of Ebonyi State House of Assembly and a governorship aspirant in 2023 on the platform of All Progressives Congress(APC), Chief Francis Nwifuru, Monday vowed to improve the workers welfare in the State and enhace standard of living in the rural areas.
Nwifuru disclosed this when he presented his nomination and expression of interest forms to the traditional rulers in Abakaliki, the capital city of Ebonyi state.
The speaker picked his forms contrary to the rumors in some quarters in the state that he was denied the forms by the National Leadership of the party following his sack by an Abuja Federal High Court for defecting to the APC,maintained that he would enhance the standard of living in the rural areas and put to an end rural-urban migration by opening access roads and providing other social amenities in rural areas if elected the Governor of the state.
He also assured that he would improve the welfare of workers in the state stressing that their take-home salaries no longer meet their needs.
Nwifuru, a two-term Speaker of the Assembly explained that he was in the race because his Izzi people and the entire state asked him to run for the election.
He said, “I am here to present to you our nomination forms to contest next year’s general election. We never met anybody for consultation but it was you the traditional rulers, my Izzi people, and the entire people that told us to contest for the 2023 governorship election.
“When the Traditional rulers from the Izzi clan and stakeholders asked me to run for the election, tears dropped from my eyes because I am too young but they said I am the one that they want. I want to assure you people that I will not disappoint the state.” He assured