There is Mediocrity in Zoning: Hon Emeka Atuma, As He Joins Abia 2023 Governorship Race

Former member that represented Ikwauano Umuahia federal constituency, Hon Emeka Atuma from Ikwuano LGA of Abia state has warned government appointees who are eyeing elective positions to resign now to reduce litigations for APC.
Hon Atuma who gave the warning when he visited the senate chief whip, Orji Uzor Kalu at his camp Neya Igbere to inform him of his intention to run for Abia governorship seat come 2023, also criticized the clamor for zoning the governorship seat in Abia state.
While stating that there is mediocrity in zoning, Atuma argued that Abians did not any day sat to state where the state governor will come from, adding that the state needs reformation to be at par with other states that have developed.
He reminded his party, APC of the recent judgement that supported the section of the electoral act with serious warning that government appointees should resign thirty days to the election primaries.
Hon Atuma also cautioned that any party that refuses to respect the principal of law will always face challenges.
On his intention to Govern Abia, the former law maker maintained that Abia has not enjoyed the level of development other states have enjoyed. 
He attributed the backwardness in the state to those he called “political buccaneers” who are not seeing anything wrong in their activities.                 
Responding, the Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu thanked Hon Atuma for joining the 2023 governorship race. Kalu stated that he will support a serious aspirant who can reintroduce free education in Abia state, to reduce the burden of parents.
The Senate Chief Whip disclosed that other aspirants have visited him and said he expects more aspirants to show up.
According to him, Abia state needs a governor that would advance commerce and industry in the state to develop the state more.

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