By Martin Nwoko

As the 2019 general elections are gathering momentum, the candidate of Accord for Imo East senatorial district, Rtd. AIG Charles Ugomouh (Ikeoha of Mbaise) has flagged-off his campaign to represent the good people of Owerri Zone in the red chambers.

In an event which took place at Trans Amadi Resort Nkwogwu in Aboh Mbaise LGA, that attracted lots of dignitaries, including His Excellency Dr. Ikedi Ohakim (Ochinanwata), the immediate past Imo state governor and the governorship candidate of Accord party, Ugomouh promised effective representation and purposeful leadership, for Owerri zonee

In his speech, Rtd. AIG Charles Ugomouh thanked his party leadership for the confidence they have so far reposed on him to fly the party flag in Owerri zone. He therefore promised not to disappoint the good people of Owerri zone and Accord party when voted into office. The retired police chief reiterated that his intention to contest for the senate seat is one borne out of his desire to answer the call of his people and as well help in the development of the zone which over the years has been poorly represented. He further promised to attract more dividends of democracy and as well give his people a sense of belonging.

The senatorial hopeful who retired meritoriously from the Nigerian Police force after serving out his service year and rose to the rank of Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of police pledged to bring his wealth of experience when elected.

While speaking, the state chairman of Accord party in Imo state, Mr ThankGod urged all the party faithfuls and the people of Owerri zone to rally round Rtd. AIG Charles Ugomouh and all other candidates of the party in every elective position to ensure the party victory in the forth coming general election and as well engender good governance in the state and at the federal level.

In his contribution, the Imo state governorship candidate of Accord party and as well a onetime governor Dr. Ikedi Ohakim expressed his readiness and that of the party to clinch victory at the poll stressing that his experience as one time governor stands him out from all other candidates from other parties. His Excellency chief Ikedi Ohakim used the occasion to call on all electorates to go and collect their Permanent Voters cards (PVCs), to enable them cast their votes for their preferred candidates. Chief Ikedi Ohakim thanked the people of Mbaise for their continued support stressing that his coming back, as the governor, will give Owerri zone the ample opportunity to produce the next governor of the state come 2012.