Supporters of Okey Ogbodo, factional Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Enugu State and those of Barr. Tabugbo Ogara , a contender in the APC governorship primaries, from Enugu North Senatorial District have declared their total support for the authentic APC governorship candidate in the state, Senator Ayogu Eze.
The move has led to a complete collapse of all the factions in the party in Enugu North Senatorial district where the APC governorship candidate, Sen. Ayogu Eze hails from.
The leader of the party in the zone and the state, APC Youth leader, Prince Ikechukwu Oloto who led the leaders of all the factions to the home of the APC governorship candidate over the weekend pledged their loyalty to the supremacy of the party and the candidacy of their son, Sen. Ayogu Eze.
Also, the leader of APC in Udenu, Emmanuel Nnadi, a native of Orba, country home of the incumbent Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi who seeking a second term, acknowledged that the war in the party is over and urged all party faithful to rally round the candidate of the party.
He called on stakeholders from Nsukka extraction to stand behind Ayogu Eze to rescue Nsukka from age-long neglect stressing that current occupant of Lion Building was never prepared for the job.
All the chairmen and leaders of the party in the 6 local governments in the zone including the legal adviser from Igboeze South, Chinedu Eze , the leader of the party from Uzo-Uwani Barr. Chris Oso (The state legal adviser of the ogbodo faction), Chairman of APC, Udenu LGA, Obinna Okwor , the women leader from Igboeze North, Modester Ani and the Chairman of APC in Igboeze North, Ali Sylvester took turn to pledge their allegiance to the party and expressed their readiness to deliver the APC in the zone.
Also present were Chief Anike Onyiba, the State Vice Chairman of the party in Enugu East senatorial zone, Hon. Valentine Ikpa (Eze Abakpa) the candidate of APC for Enugu East Urban constituency in the State House of Assembly among others.
Responding, Sen. Ayogu Eze thanked them for demonstrating love and faith in his candidacy and described the action as remarkable in the history of the party and promised to carry everyone along as the party prepares to take over Lion Building.
Senator Eze who appealed to other zones to emulate Enugu North use the occasion to appoint 3 LGA coordinators for his campaign.