SDP Ratifies Abraham Okpani as State Chairman
In preparation for the forthcoming general elections, the National Executive council of Social Democratic Party has ratified the appointment of Chief Abraham Agu Okpani as the substantive chairman of the party in Ebonyi state .
This was made known to THE VOICE by the State Chairman , Abraham Agu Okpani in a telephone interview on Friday, March 25, 2022.
He maintained that the appointment was made during the Natinal Executive Council meeting held in Abuja on Tuesday, March 23, 2022 following the removal and suspension of the former Party chairman Austin Nweze and 7 others based on anti party activities.
Speaking, Hon. Okpani appreciated the State executive members for their loyalty, promising to work assiduously with them, stating “It is a new beginning for the party and SDP will regain its ground”.
“We will no longer be a slumber party, rather, we will be as active as any other political party in the State, being the pioneer party to win election in 1993, we cannot be submerged.” He added.
He assured members of the party of running an all inclusive administration geared towards the success of the party. Adding that the party would take over power from the ruling party both at the State and Federal level.
“We are not interested in what is happening in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) or All Progressive Congress (APC), our major concern is to win all the seats in the State.
“We have come to stay. The SDP is a party the elite in Ebonyi are hungry for, it is a party for the elite of the State.
“We have the strength to carry every sons and daughters in Ebonyi , we will give them hope.” He assured.