Emmanuel Ugwu-Nwogo in Umuahia
The governorship candidate of Labour Party (LP) in Abia State, Mr. Alex Otti, has formally presented his running mate to the public and also set up a campaign council to drive his quest for the state’s top job.
At a ceremony in his campaign office along Bank road Umuahia, Otti named Mr. Ikechukwu Emetu, a 38-year-old youth from Ohafia as the deputy governorship candidate.
He chose a former House of Representatives member, Chief Nnanna Ngwu, to head the campaign council.
In his past outings in the governorship race, the renowned economist and former bank chief executive had run with a woman, Mrs. Uche Eme Uche also from Ohafia, but this time around, he opted for a youth as running mate.
He explained that his choice of a youthful deputy governorship candidate is a deliberate decision as his desire is to provide inclusiveness for Abia youths in the political arena.
Otti also stated that he settled for Emetu…
Source: Thisday Newspaper