Maxi Okwu, APGA Interim Chairman
By Onyebuchi Ezigbo
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abia State chapter, yesterday said it had successfully held its ward, local government and state congresses in the state.
A statement signed by the state party Publicity Secretary, Mr. Chinedu Nwogu, said the party now had newly-elected executive at all levels in the state.
He said Chief John Agbara emerged as the state Chairman of the party while Dr. Ama C. Ama, is the new Deputy Chairman in the congress.
Other executive members include Chief Charles UIfere – Zonal Chairman (Abia North); Chief Chibuzo Kanu – Zonal Chairman (Abia Central); Mazi Nayo Okeke - Zonal Chairman(Abia South); Rev. Austin Ehiemere-General Secretary; Mr. Chinedu Nwogu – Publicity Secretary; Mr.Enyinnaya Orji – State Youth Leader and Chief (Mrs) Ocheze Ubani- Woman Leader, among others.
In his speech at the occasion, the APGA Leader in the state, Ochiagha Reagan Ufomba, congratulated the new party Chairman, John Agbara, and all members of the state executive as well as local government and ward executive committees.
The APGA governorship candidate in 2011 election, enjoined elected officers to display a high level of commitment and loyalty to the party as the party is poised to take over and bring transformation to Abia State in 2015.
He also thanked officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for coming to observe the congresses.
In his remark the newly elected Chairman, thanked members of the party for the confidence reposed on him and the new executive, and promised to work very hard towards building and uniting the party and in defence of its constitution.
He also enjoined all members to give their best towards the transformation and true progress of the state, especially as we move towards the 2015 elections.