The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji today received the Representative-elect of Aba North/Aba South Federal Constituency, Hon Chimaobi Ebisike who came with his wife to show the Abia Speaker his Certificate of Return which he received from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
During the visit, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji extolled Hon Ebisike’s perseverance throughout the campaign and in the course of the run up to the bye-election. He advised him never to forget his constituency, remain dedicated to the cause of Abia State Government and be greatly loyal to the Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu.
The Speaker also advised the newly elected Member of the House of Representatives to always carry people of his constituency, especially the youths, along. He counseled him not to distance himself from the youths and people of his constituency but always mix up with them as friends
The Speaker also told Ebisike that his political growth was greatly dependent upon his performance at the National Assembly, and that he should not mismanage the opportunity.
While addressing the crowd of youths and women that visited him along with Hon Ebisike, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji thanked them for their support before, during and after the bye-election, saying they remain the live wire of the party.
Amidst victory songs and chants hailing the Speaker for his role in the emergence and eventual victory of Ebisike at the poll, the Speaker said he was overwhelmed by their solidarity and for heeding the call of PDP to troop out and vote for the Party’s candidate, promising to come to Aba to reciprocate their good gesture.
Chief Emmanuel Nwabuko joined the Speaker at his residence to welcome Hon Chimaobi Ebisike.
Hon Emmanuel Clinton Ebere, Chairman of Aba South Local Government Area, Hon Princess Nwaobilor, Deputy Chairman of Aba South Local Government Area, Peoples Democratic Party Chairmen of Aba North and Aba South, and other prominent party stakeholders joined Hon Ebisike on the thank you visit.