From Maurice Okafor, Enugu
Ahead of the political calculations in Enugu state, former governor and senator representing Enugu East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Chimaroke Nnamani, at the weekend expressed his support to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi led administration in Enugu state.
Senator Nnamani, who led his political structure, the Ebeano group to a solidarity visit to the Governor, assured that the ‘Ebeano political structure in Enugu state will stand by Governor Ugwuanyi in his moves to produce a capable successor and other candidates of Enugu state PDP the 2023 general elections.
Senator Nnamani, who acknowledged that it was the Governor that revived his political career after he has gone to America on political retirement, said he remains loyal to him and recognizes him as his boss.
“I am pledging my total loyalty. You are my boss! You are my boss! I am thanking you (Governor Ugwuanyi) on how you recalled me from United States where I have gone on political retirement. I am thanking you. I am also thanking God.”
Senator Nnamani who disclosed that they have bestowed the new leadership of Ebeano political family on Governor Ugwuanyi, said the group in all ramifications will work round the clock to ensure that all candidates of PDP in Enugu state, come 2023 are the choice of Governor Ugwua
Governor Ugwuanyi who was highly elated stated,”Today’s visit to show solidarity is akin to family reunion as I see my friends and associates of old, political associates, business friends and indeed my peers in the streets of Enugu while growing up”
Speakers at the occassion included Hon Frank Nweke (Jnr),a former minister of Foreign Affairs, some House of Reps members from Enugu state led by Hon Patrick Asadu, as well as Speaker of Enugu state House of Assembly, Hon Edward Ubosi