In a statement jointly signed by Chief Chukwuemeka Peter and Cmrd. Ekomanna Emmanuel C. anipr, the President and
Social / Organizing Secretary, respectively, and made available to Famous Reporters, the group commended Abia State Independent Electoral Commission, ABSIEC and thanked immensely the Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Ph.D for a peaceful conduct of the exercise on Friday, December 18, which According to them would bring about a change in the system of government.The group charged the new council boss and the deputy,
Comr. Lordson Cokey Nwachukwu “to be peoples focused in the face of finding solutions to the compounding development challenges of the 21st Century.”The release read in part:”OIF, therefore, uses this moment to rejoice with the new leadership; while thanking the State ABSIEC, and our amiable Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, Ph.D for superintending over the process of a peaceful change in governance in all the local governments councils the State.”The newly elected Council Heads, Chief Stephen Mpamaugo and Comr. Lordson Cokey were also encouraged to be peoples focused in the face of finding solutions to the compounding development challenges of the 21st Century; bearing in mind the needs of the youths, critical issues in education, health, agriculture, security and rural infrastructures.OIF equally calls on people from all the Clans and interest groups in Ikwuano to lend their sincere support to the new government for our good and our better future.