By Anayo Okoli
UMUAHIA—GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, yesterday, said he is governor for all Abia people and would not discriminate against any person or group.
Speaking after taking his oath of office for a second tenure, Ikpeazu also said he did not take the bad blood and animosity generated by election campaigns personal, calling on the opposition to join him in the development of the state.
According to Ikpeazu, “the elections naturally came with some bad blood and animosity, but it is the nature of electioneering the world over and I do not take anything that transpired personal.
“As has always been my belief, we must be able and willing to separate electioneering from governance. Electioneering ends once a winner has been declared and governance begins. I am governor, not just of those who voted for me, but of all Abians and residents of Abia State.
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