The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the Secretary to State Government, Dr Eme Okoro, to invite all Abians, regardless of their political affiliation, to the 2017 democracy day celebration at Umuahia on May 29th 2017.
Those invited include former Governors; Dr Orji Uzor Kalu and Senator Theodore Orji. Current and former members of the National Assembly and State House of Assembly, leaders of all political parties in the state are also expected at the celebration.
Other invited special guests of the Governor are all former Governorship aspirants in the state including; Dr Alex Otti, Dr Uche Ogah, Barr F N Nwosu, Chief Anyim Nyerere, Chief Chikwe Udensi and Chief Reagan Ufomba.
Other prominent Abians invited are former Deputy Governors, elder statesmen, serving and former ministers, former and serving commissioners, traditional rulers, members of the clergy, all former political office aspirants of Abia origin as well as stakeholders, captains of industry and all women and youth groups leaders.
It will be recalled that following his recent victory at the Supreme Court, Governor Ikpeazu called on all Abians to join hands with him to deliver “a state that our children will be proud of”.
He also informed the people of the state that his doors are open to all Abians to bring ideas to the table that will ensure faster paced development for the state and called for unity among the people regardless of political tendency.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor