The Abia State chapter of All Progressive Congress, APC, has started tour of 17 local government areas in the state.
A statement signed by the party publicity secretary, Comrade Benedict Godson, said the tour was aimed at reawakening the grassroots political zeal of all its members for the task ahead and cohesion and harmony.
The statement quoted the party chairman, Hon. Donatus Nwankpa as stated that no party can function properly without a strong grassroots support, hence the tour.
The statement read.
“The determination to take our party to an enviable height took a new dimension today in Umuahia South Local Government Area, as the party Chairman, Hon. Donatus Nwankpa, led a delegation of states Exco to a Town Union Meeting.
“The Chairman made it clear that the meeting is aimed at taking APC to the grassroots, as every politics is local. He stressed that no politician or party can function properly without a strong grassroots support.
“The party will extend the Town Hall Meeting to other LGAs with the aim of reawakening the grassroots political zeal of all our members for the task ahead and cohesion and harmony.
“The meeting was attended by Sen. Chris Adighije, Prof.Chinedu Ihedigbo, Hon. Chidi Nwosu, Chf. Friday Ebenezer, Chf. Marc.O. Orji, chf. Iyke Agbanyin. Unavoidably absent at the meeting is Hon. Acho Obioma(Leader/Secretary, State Caucus) who sent his greetings.
“Also present at the opening of the tour are: Barr. Perfect Okorie (APC Secretary), Comrade Benedict Godson (Publicity Secretary), State Legal Adviser, State Youth leader, State Special Leader, State Treasurer, State financial Secretary and the State Asst. Secretary.
“Others are two Zonal Chairmen and other Zonal party leaders, the 3 State Zonal Woman leaders, LGA leaders, Ward leaders, Women leaders and Youth leaders.
“Speaking about the tour, Sen. Chris Adighije said the party has started a movement for complete victory. He described the tour as a wonderful idea and advised the Chairman to ensure that the tour is carried out all over the 17 LGAs.
“He commended the Chairman and his Exco for mapping out the idea of the tour. He assured that the APC members in Umuahia South will make sure that the do their homework properly and push APC to a winning status in the LGA.
“Sen. Chris Adighije prayed for all the members of the party in Umuahia South asking God to promote each and every one of them to a greater heights. He advised them to embrace peace and remain resolute.
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