A group under the aegis of Save Imo Project has endorsed Chief Joseph Ukaegbu for Imo governorship, describing him as the most qualified to govern the state.

The group noted Chief Ukaegbu’s huge interest in human capital development and genuine efforts towards bettering the lots of people around him and the society at large.

Speaking with newsmen in Owerri, weekend, Engr. Uzoho Nnanyereugo, Coordinator, Save Imo Project, recalled that Chief Ukaegbu popularly known as Ikenga Imo had aspired to be the governor of Imo state in 2007 owing to his burning desire to change the ugly narratives of the state.

“He was the gubernatorial flag bearer of Labour Party in 2019, and had been sustaining the party even until the likes of Mr Peter Obi joined”, Uzoho also informed.

Uzoho stated that Imo governorship election come November this year, will be a dream come true for the Inyishi-Ikeduru born philanthropist, expressing confidence that he will emerge victorious if on the ballot.

The Coordinator who likened Imo State as one where the poor gets poorer and the rich, richer from the sweats and toils of the poor, however believed that there should be a level one should get rich and stop being rich for others to meet up, according to Chief Ukaegbu’s philosophy.

He described Ikenga Imo as a special breed Ndi Imo needs to turnaround their misfortunes of bad governance by offering citizens a selfless leadership to give them a sense of belonging.

The story of Ikenga Imo, according to Save Imo Project, is like that of Peter Obi, who is not wasteful in nature and not moved by material things.

Save Imo Project scored Ikenga high on service to humanity, reeling out his many interventions to youths and women of Ikeduru and beyond, particularly those he sponsored abroad, gave scholarships and empowered to be self reliant.

Chief Ukaegbu, the group noted, is the messiah that will redeem the image of Imo and return the state to the path of progress.

Though it’s still not clear under which party, Chief Ukaegbu would pursue his ambition, Uzoho beckoned on Labour Party to ensure that a masses-oriented candidate emerge as its standard bearer.

According to him, LP governorship candidate should have a verifiable track record of achievements and must have in one way or the other alleviated the sufferings and pains of his immediate community members and the society at large.

“Our next Governor must have that inherent compassion to alleviate the sufferings of the masses. Ikenga is such a person”, Uzoho submitted.

He urged Imo citizens to rally round Ikenga and get prepared to enjoy democracy dividends like never before.

Ikenga, according to Save Imo Project, is a freedom fighter, a successful entrepreneur with vast knowledge of import and export business.

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