Engr Akarachi Amadi, Eziama Ikeduru local government area born successful businessman, philanthropist and son of All Progressive Congress Chieftain, Hon Charles Amadi (Chavon) on Saturday April 9, 2022 declared his interest to represent Mbaitoli/Ikeduru federal constituency at the lower chamber of the National Assembly in 2023.
Some indigenes of the area who commented on his declaration described Engr Amadi as a true son of the soil who has long before now exhibited uncommon passion for the comprehensive development of Mbaitoli and Ikeduru LGAs and the state at large.
It is on record that he has facilitated the construction of over 30 kilometers of roads within the 2 component local government areas, paid the JAMB/UTME examination registration fees for all qualified Mbaike indigenes, built a 4-bedroom bungalow for an indigent widow who lived in a dilapidated thatch house for several years.
He had also entered into partnership with the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri for medical bills of sick indigents to be taken care of by his Akarachi Foundation.
It was also gathered that Engr Akarachi Amadi through his Foundation distributed over 15,000 bags of rice to women in the various communities in Mbaitoli and Ikeduru L.G.As in his “Afor di mkpa” project aimed at ameliorating the plight of the people and cushioning the effect of the present economic down turn.
Over 27 youths are playing both National and International Football Clubs through the MBAIKE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT sponsored by Engr Akarachi Amadi aiming at harnessing and developing our young talents. The engagement of SCOUT in the Tournament to fish out the best talents is yielding positive results.
Engr Akarachi while addressing the officers of APC in Mbaitoli and Ikeduru respectively told them to see him as the biblical Joseph who was about the youngest, yet God used him to save his people in the time of famine. He made it emphatic that he hasn’t come for leadership, but has volunteered himself to serve our people. Promising to bring in Purposeful representation with the zeal to develop Mbaike in both infrastructural and human capital economic development.
He went on to say, beyond the projects he has genuinely started, that he will shock Mbaike with visible projects that will put smiles on the faces of our people. He said all areas of the cry of the common man in Mbaike will be touched and tears will be wiped away.
The Chairman of the party in Mbaitoli L.G.A, Hon Chukwunonye Agugbuo expressed happiness at the level of capacity shown by the young aspirant, especially in support of the party’s stability in the local government. He said that it is his wish that other aspirants will toe the same line as the party needs them to grow. He encouraged aspirants and party faithful to do all they can to support governor Hope Uzodinma who is already in the speed lane to remedy the state.
The IMC Chairman, Hon Chief John Eke amongst others in their speeches expressed happiness in having a person of Akarachi Amadi to represent the constituents in the National Assembly, Abuja and their willingness to do everything within their powers to have that achieved.
In his speech, the Ikeduru LGA chairman of APC said that they cannot be here and allow what belongs to them to be wished away. He went on to say that it is the turn of Ikeduru to produce the next House of Representative Member to represent Mbaike Federal Constituency for the sake of equity and they will not fold their arms and have injustice meted on the Ikeduru as a people.
“The young, intelligent and energetic Akarachi Amadi has thrown his hart in the ring to represent Mbaitoli/Ikeduru Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Abuja in 2023 and the ball is now on our court to ensure this journey of development is concluded in the right direction and the time is now.”