The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Umuahia South of Abia State has backed Senator Theodore Orji (PDP-Abia Central) as their sole candidate for the 2019 senatorial election.
The party made this known during a visit to the council headquarters at Apumiri Ubakala in Umuahia, by the State chairman of the party, Johnson Onuigbo and members of the state working committee of the PDP.
The motion for adoption was moved by the Chairman of Abia Warriors Football Club, Emeka Inyama and seconded by a former Commissioner for Finance in the State, Dr Ndukwe Adindu.
Speaking, former chairman of PDP in Abia state, Tony Ukasanya, described Senator Orji as a true leader who always stood for equity and justice.
In his remarks, the PDP chairman in the state, Onuigbo assured that the PDP-led administration would continue to provide dividends of democracy to the people of the state and called on them to support Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led government as he worked towards developing the state for the benefit of all.
“There is no other party that has given Nigerians dividends of democracy than PDP. You have seen what Governor Okezie Ikpeazu is doing in Abia today. Almost every part of the state has felt democracy dividends.
“I’m assuring you that the PDP government will not relent in its mandate to transform the state. Governor Ikpeazu has done well in the provision of infrastructural amenities,” he said.