Ezimo Unity Forum, the umbrella body of Ezimo people in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, Monday, commended the emergence of Barr Ifeanyi Ossai as the running mate of Barr Peter Mba, the PDP gubernatorial candidate in the state ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Barr Ossai, a lawyer, was announced yesterday by Barr Mba during a press briefing in Enugu.
The forum’s president, Onyekachi C. Ugwu, urged eligible voters in the area to get their permanent voters’ cards to enable them to exercise their franchise during the elections.
He said Barr Ossai, a member of the forum, ‘will be a plus to the state if the PDP wins at the polls’.
Mr Ugwu said, “The forum received this information with joy and happiness, and give abundant glory to God Almighty. We make bold to say, and in no mistaken terms, that the selection of Barr Ossai is a welcome development and speaks volume to the truth of the personality he has come to represent over the years.
“Without mincing words, Ifeanyi is a fitting compliment to an equally engaging and deep-rooted leadership expert who is flying the flag of the party. Ifeanyi is unarguably an asset and one of Ezimo finest whose wisdom, academic prowess, creative ability and penetrating human relationship were all made manifest early in life. He has continued to improve in more stellar ways than one.
“The entire Ezimo people are therefore thankful to God for the gift of a son of this mold and thank His Excellency, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi; Peter Ndubisi Mba, party stakeholders as well as greater leaders of Enugu State for this gesture.
“We are confident that Ifeanyi Ossai will bring his wealth of experience, sagacity and ingenuity to bear in the rundown to the elections and the government of Enugu State come 2023.”