Senator Victor Umeh
By Sunny A. David, Awka
The Senator representing Anambra Central senatorial District, Chief Victor Umeh, has reassured of a reliable and equitable representation to his constituents if re-elected during the fourth coming election.
Chief Umeh gave the assurance during his campaign rallies at some communities in Awka North and South Local Government Areas.
The towns visited were, Mgbakwu, Okpuno and Awka.
Senator Umeh, who expressed satisfaction with the massive turnout of supporters including party officers, youths and stakeholders, stressed that his constituency would see robust development in his second term and pledged to focus more on human capital development, scholarship awards to the less privileged and creating job opportunities for youths.
Senator Umeh, however, listed some of his achievements in just one year in the red chambers to include scholarship to several students worth seven million naira annually, empowerment with no less than thirty tricycle to unemployed graduates among others, urging party members to come out enmasse and vote for all APGA candidates this coming election.
In a remark, the member representing Awka South Constituency at the State House of Assembly, Doctor Nnamdi Okafor and the Transition Committee Chairman, Awka South Council Area, Mr. Leo Nwuba, who commended the Senator for his boldness and courageous leadership, assured him of one hundred percent votes in the Constituency.
On their part, the Acting President General of Okpuno, Mr. Ignatius Okoye and the Ward Chairman of the Town, Mr. Ekenechukwu Nwankwo, stated that Umeh lived up to the expectation of his people and that he deserves to be given another opportunity in 2019 to enable him serve for four years
In a speech, the National President APGA Solidarity Movement, Mr. Ebere Okafor and Eke Awka Market Association, Chairman, Ambassador Emeka Agummadu, applauded Chief Umeh, for his philanthropic activities and described him as a compassionate leader who derives joy in ameliorating the plight of the poor.
The campaign tour climaxed with empowerment of over twenty indigent women, scholarship awards, and display of placards with inscriptions vote Chief Victor Umeh, for Senate.