A top Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, TOE Ekechi, Friday unveiled reasons why he choose to back business mogul, Prince Alex Mbata for Owerri zone senate seat.
Ekechi, a Board member, North East Development Commission, said Mbata is a man of integrity.
The former Commissioner spoke when Mbata and his PAM team visited the country home of the top politician at Imerienenwe in Ngor Okpala LGA.
He said he is hopeful that Mbata would emerge victorious, thus has endorsed his aspiration.
“ I m so proud that I m privileged to host Prince Mbata. I m also hopeful that Alex Mbata will win Owerri zone senate because he has a good heart, a good man.
At Aboh Mbaise LGA, Mbata was received with a 21 gun salute where several leaders of the party eulogized Prince Mbata.
A Chieftain of the APC in the area, Chief Christogonous Okere (Agbarahurugbuookuko), and others promised their support for Prince Mbata.
“The people of Aboh Mbaise is solidly with PAM and we promised to support you in all ramifications to enable you go to the Senate. Having empowered the women and the youths singlehandedly, we believe you will do more at the Senate in 2023.
Mbata in his remarks at Ngor Okpala and Aboh Mbaise spoke on his plans for the people of the zone if elected to the Senate.
Mbata said “I pledge not to disappoint Aboh Mbaise and Ngor-Okpala and the entire people of Owerri Senatorial District when I get to the Senate in 2023.
“I’m glad for the warm reception and I’m looking for political power to cause a positive change and I have the requisite experience to lead you better at the Senate.
“I will intensify empowerment and goodwill and I shall create admissible avenues that can encourage productivity.
I’m going to the Senate with a clear difference to do exploits with a view to strengthening good living, security and comfort”. I’m a man of honor and I will not fail Owerri Zone. You shall get what you deserve”.
Reiterating that he is a man of honor, he said “I’m light, I represent light and I will continue to affect your lives more positively.
“We believe in doing, not in talking. God has been with us and we will always soar higher. By the special grace of God we will win because we are formidably positioned and financially loaded, with laudable humanitarian mission and vision for our people”.
Mbata was accompanied by key leaders of Owerri zone such as Chief Henry Njoku (Harritex), who is the Chairman, Alex Mbata Campaign Council and former Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Godfrey Dikeocha, who is also the Director General, Prince Alex Mbata Divine Movement.