In a significant endorsement ahead of the upcoming council elections, Governor Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru of Ebonyi State has publicly praised the performance of Barrister Sunday Basil Nwankwo, the current Executive Chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area.

Speaking at a rally held in Ikwo, Governor Nwifuru commended Barr. Nwankwo for his exemplary leadership and effective governance.

The event, which marked the official kick-off of Barr. Nwankwo’s re-election campaign, was attended by a multitude of supporters and party faithfuls.

Governor Nwifuru, represented by his Deputy, Princess Patricia Obila, highlighted Barr. Nwankwo’s achievements in transforming Ikwo LGA and improving the lives of its residents.

He specifically noted the successful implementation of various developmental projects and programs under Barr. Nwankwo’s leadership.

During his speech, Governor Nwifuru expressed confidence in Barr. Nwankwo’s ability to continue delivering impactful governance in the next tenure.

He emphasized the importance of continuity and stability in leadership, stating that Barr. Nwankwo has earned the trust and support of the people through his dedication and effective service delivery.

The rally also featured speeches from other APC leaders, including the State Chairman, Chief Stanley Okoro Emegha, and National Treasurer, Chief Matthew Uguru, who echoed Governor Nwifuru’s sentiments and rallied support for Barr. Nwankwo’s re-election bid.

In his acceptance speech, Barr. Sunday Basil Nwankwo, alongside his vice chairman, Mrs. Chinansa Itumo thanked Governor Nwifuru for his endorsement and pledged to build on the successes achieved during his current tenure.

He reaffirmed his commitment to serving the people of Ikwo LGA diligently and promised to implement more developmental projects aimed at improving infrastructure, education, healthcare, and agriculture in the area.

Earlier in his remarks Chief Barr. Okeagu Ogada, who was the chairman of the occasion, addressed the gathering with gratitude and acknowledged the Governor and his Deputy’s exceptional leadership, emphasizing their dedication to the welfare of Ikwo Noyo and their endorsement of the second-term bid for the executive chairman of Ikwo LGA. Chief Barr. Ogada’s speech resonated with the attendees, reinforcing the community’s trust and support for the current administration.

In theirs speeches, Her Excellency the former first lady of the state, Chief Mrs. Josephine Elechi, Chief Celestine Nwali, Chief Clement Nweke, APC Chairman in Ikwo LGA Mr. Sunday Onuzu among others, shared their enthusiasm and optimism.

They praised the governor, his deputy, and their team for their exceptional leadership and for recognizing the executive chairman and his vice as worthy candidates for a second term. Their endorsements added a significant layer of support, reflecting the broad-based approval of the current leadership within the state.

The campaign flag off was well attended by public office holders, stakeholders Traditional Rulers, party faithfuls among other dignitaries from different parts of Ebonyi State.

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