The ambition of High Chief Justice James Okereke (Igodo) has continued to elicit commendation and support from various support groups across the Federal Constituency.
Okereke recently announced his intention to vie for Owerri Federal Constituency seat on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC.
Receiving some of the youth and support groups at his Owerri residence, Okereke assured of effective representation when he is elected to the Green Chamber of the House. He said he has the capacity to give the area a good representation. He also pointed out that having lived for a long period in the Constituency; he is in a better position to guarantee effective representation for the people.
” I m from Owerri Municipal, but have lived in Umuguma in Owerrri North LGA for a very long time. I have employed so many people from Owerri North and other parts of the parts of the constituency which tells you I m for the people”he said
Okereke who is also called “ Igodo” pointed out that he did not just join the race for the sake of making up the number of aspirants but because he has a lot to offer the area.
In their separate reactions, a leader of the one of the Youth groups, Mr. Eberechukwu Iwuala said they are solidly behind his aspiration. He described him as a man of the people who has given employments and jobs to many youths from Owerri Federal Constituency. He said “Igodo” is a man of the people who has done a lot for the people despite the fact he has being elected into office.
In her remarks, Miss Oguchi Iwueke described “Igodo” as the man of the people who has done a lot which qualifies him to represent the area, calling for support for all and sundry to ensure the reality and success of his aspiration.