2015: Orji assures PDP Abia aspirants of level playing ground
Abia Governor, Chief Theodore Orji has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state will provide a level playing ground for the best candidates to emerge in the forthcoming elections.
He spoke at a meeting with the party officials at various levels at the Michael Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia.
The Governor advised PDP faithful to elect credible candidates based on their conscience and not on monetary inducements.
Orji admonished them to stay united, assuring that the party in the state will repeat its winning streak in 2015 polls.
The Abia state chief executive stressed the need for party discipline among members and implored the members to continue supporting his administration which he said has done well within the limits of its capacity.
He disclosed that his administration is making spirited effort to revive the Golden Guinea breweries before the end of his administration, assuring that his youth empowerment programme which aims at making every Abian a car owner will continue.
The governor, who described the meeting as the beginning of new things to happen in the state, directed that such should be held at least once a month to rub minds.
Earlier, state chairman of the party, Sen. Emma Nwaka said there was need for PDP members in the state to be ever ready and vigilant, especially now that election was around the corner.
On his part, the National vice chairman of the party, South East zone, Col. Austin Akobundu (rtd), said he was confident in the members of the party to deliver and advised them not to allow enemies of the party to infiltrate their ranks.
Some of the party members who spoke at the event including Kingsley Imaga, Mrs. Olileanya Nwoha and Chukwudi Nwakaodo, commended the Governor for making the party in the state the envy of all.
They appealed to the him to carry them along in his programmes.
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