2023: Chief Kelvin Jombo formally declares for Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency seat

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...promises people oriented representation. 

 

In a well attended Abiriba chapter meeting of the People’s Democratic Party, held at the Abiriba country home of the Pro-Chancellor of Abia State University Uturu and leader of Abiriba PDP, Chief Kelvin Jombo Onuma declared his intention to represent Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency at the National Assembly. 

 

In his declaration statement, Jombo assured the PDP faithfuls of people oriented representation anchored on promotion of Improved welfare fdr the constituents, improved infrastructural development, vibrant representation at the green chamber and attraction of quality projects to the Constituency. 

 

" I have come to seek for your support to represent our people of Arochukwu/Ohafia at the green chamber, if given this opportunity it will be a partnership for improved welfare, infrastructural development, vibrant representation and attraction of quality projects to Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency", he said.

 

He further highlighted his various interventions in the community and beyond as a private citizen to include street lightning projects, scholarship to indigent students, Agricultural support initiatives which includes distribution of improved seedlings to farmers and financial support, distribution of palliative item to cushion the effect of the prolonged lockdown due to the outbreak of Covid-19, support to community development projects, building of ultra modern relaxation hall (Obu), empowerment of hundreds of women and youths in Abiriba amongst others. He promised to do more if elected as a Federal legislator.

 

While responding, Chief Mba Okoronkwo Ukariwo, leader of Abiriba PDP, lauded the aspirant who he described as a humble and kindhearted young man who has remained true to himself irrespective of his attainment and achievements in life. He went further to assure the Federal House of Representative hopeful that the party will give him a level playing ground as well as other aspirants in the forthcoming primary election. He prayed God to grant him the desires of his heart even as the party is ready to travel every nook and cranny of the constituency to make sure he wins the election once he emerges as the party's flag bearer. 

 

In his remarks, the Hon. Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, described Jombo as being eminently qualified for the position and young too which represents the popular demand for youth inclusiveness in governance. He further reiterated that the Federal House of Representative position should naturally be zoned to Abiriba, but advised the aspirant to continue his consultation and to reach out to delegates and stakeholders from other communities that make up the Constituency as they are the most important persons in the primary election. He also assured him of the party's support at all times and prayed God to help him in his aspiration.

 

In their separate response, the member representing Aba central state constituency, Hon Abraham Oba, the Executive Chairman of Ohafia LGA, Dr Okorafor Ukiwe, Princess Grace Agbara, commended the aspirant for his various interventions in the community and encouraged him to expand his consultation to other communities. They also advised him to carry every party member along while praying God to grant him success.

 

Other stakeholders who attended the meeting include Dr Chris Nwokocha, Hon Okoro Okeke, Chief Eleanya Okoji, Hon Edward Kalu Okocha, Chief Frank Okoroafor Egwuonwu, Chief Ejibe Kalu, Chief Otah Odim, Zonal PDP Women Leader, Mrs Joy Ndukwe, Hon. Nelly Onwuka, Hon Nwabueze Aru, Ezinne Ada Obasi, Comrade Paul Kalu, Chief Nduka Agwu, Chief Okafor Ukegbu, PDP ward Chairmen from Abiriba and other elected party executives as well as elected Councillors from Abiriba, among others.


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