Mike Obi Okezie Congratulates Ifeanyi Uba
The Young Progressive Party, YPP candidate for Ikwuano/Umuahia Federal constituency in the just concluded national assembly election, Barr. Mike Obi-Okezie has lauded Anambra electorate for voting massively for the party, which earned it its first victory.
Recall that Mr M.N. Umenweke, the returning officer, who declared the results early Monday morning after Saturday, February 23 election at Uruagu Nnewi North Council headquarters, said Ifeanyi Ubah, the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, polled a total of 87, 081 votes to defeat Chief Chris Uba of the PDP; Sen. Andy Uba of the APC and Chief Nicholas Ukachukwu, a candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA to emerge the first elected senator under the platform of the YPP in Nigeria.
Reacting to the victory of Ifeanyi Ubah, the YPP candidate for Anambra South senatorial district, Barr. Okezie said, “there is no doubt, the party enjoys the support of the vibrant youths all over the country”.
He said, “the victory recorded with respect to the party’s senatorial candidate in Anambra South is well deserved especially in relation to the enviable credentials of the presidential candidate, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu.
“It is believed that with time that the party would grow to attract the support of all the electorate who believe in the third force, with a view to enthroning good governance in our body polity nationwide.
“I convey my congratulations to Ifeanyi Ubah, the senator-elect representing Anambra South”.
Meanwhile, the governorship candidate of Young Progressive Party, YPP Abia State, Joseph Ngozi Nkoro has congratulated the winner of Anambra South senatorial seat, Senator-elect Ifeanyi Uba on his election victory.
A press release which emanated from his campaign office in Umuahia read:
“On behalf of the Young Progressive Party, YPP Abia State, I Joseph Ngozi Nkoro, the Abia State Governorship candidate and State Party Leader wish to extend a resounding congratulations to Chief Patrick Ifeanyi Uba on his victory at the polls to clinch the coveted Senoratorial seat of Anambra South on the platform of the Young Progressives Party YPP.
“Indeed, this is a well deserved victory for you, our party the YPP and the people of Anambra North. It is without question that Anambra South Senatorial district will now know and enjoy quality representation.
“I pray that God gives you the grace to chart a new course in the representation of your people.
“I thank God for your victory because it is a sign and an assurance of my own Victory at the polls come March 9, 2019. May God be praised for ever”.