LG Polls : Thousands declares support for Obi as he joins Ogoja Chairmanship race
Idum Mbube community in Ogoja Local Government Area, Cross River State, yesterday, stood still as their illustrious son, Arc. Jude Obi declared to contest for Ogoja chairmanship in February 2020.
The event had in attendance royal fathers, youth groups and women association and children trooping into the venue of the declaration in solidarity of their son
Speaking, the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mbube West Ward one, Mr. Richard Mark Ikung stressed the need for young people to aspire for leadership positions
the ward chairman, noted that Arc. Jude had shown leadership qualities in the past as the President of Ogoja students Association (world wide).
“We are gathered here today to witness the declaration of our son, Arc Jude Obi, who’s aspiring to become chairman of Ogoja LGA.
“Arc Jude, over the years, has shown grit in leadership even as a student unionist.
“We have collectively resolved in the ward to throw our weight behind him
“We strongly believe that Arc. Jude knows his onions in administration and leadership,” he said.
Also speaking, Secretary of the ward, Mr Sunday Olang described Arc. Jude as a hardworking and passionate youth who has been an inspiration to other young persons in his community.
Speaking, the aspirant, Arc Jude Obi said his aspiration is borne out of the yearning of the people for better representation.
He praised Governor Ben Ayade for his great vision and development stride in the state.
Arc Obi said that if elected as chairman, he will focus on education, agriculture for self sustainability of the area.
He said the area is blessed with enormous land and talented people that needs to be supported to go into large scale farming.
He, however, call for support from his kinsmen for a better representation.