Okezie Ikpeazu, the Governor of Abia State, has described Professor George Obiozor’s election as the brand new President-Normal of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, as a “watershed” in Igbo land judging from the overwhelming help he loved on the election held on Sunday in Owerri.
Governor Ikpeazu, in a message issued on Monday, by his Chief Press Secretary, Onyebuchi Ememanka, congratulated Professor Obiozor on his emergence, confiding that the famend Diplomat would use his experience to provoke Ndigbo right into a strong voice in nationwide affairs.
DAILY POST reviews that Ambassador George Obiozor was elected after polling the best votes.
Obiozor gained the competition with a complete of 304 votes.
His emergence follows the tenure expiration of the Chief Nnia Nwodo-led govt of Ohaneze Ndigbo
Nevertheless, in keeping with Governor Ikpeazu within the message, “Professor Obiozor’s election comes at a time when the Igbos are in a determined seek for constant sturdy management which is able to provoke us right into a strong voice in nationwide affairs. Professor Obiozor’s pedigree is unquestionable and his information unassailable. His attain is broad and his integrity, strong.
“I’m assured that along with his lengthy years of expertise in public service, particularly his experience in managing the challenges inherent in complicated diplomatic relations, Professor Obiozor is nicely suited to the challenges that face the Igbos in a united Nigeria”.
Governor Ikpeazu additionally warmly congratulated the opposite members of newly elected Govt Committee of Ohaneze Ndigbo, particularly the 2 sons of Abia State, Ambassador Okey Emuchay who emerged the brand new Secretary-Normal and Dr. Kingsley Dozie Lawrence who emerged the Vice President Normal of the apex group.
He urged them to be good ambassadors of the State on the group, assuring the brand new management of Ohaneze Ndigbo of the continued help of the individuals and Authorities of Abia State of their task.
Governor Ikpeazu additional thanked the outgoing President Normal, Chief John Nnia Nwodo for his providers to the Igbo nation.