The Vice Chancellor, Professor E. Uche Ikonne, has thrown his weight behind the relection bid of the Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, PhD for the 2019 general election.
Professor Ikonne who was the chairman, on the occasion of the ” Ukwa Ngwa Youth Unite Declaration for Okezie Ikpeazu for Abia State Governor in 2019, stated that the Governor has
embarked on numerous successful infrastructural and Youth developmental programs that qualifies him for a second tenure.
He pointed out that the current ranking of the Abia State University under his admnistration, from 93rd when he assumed office in 2015, to 30th presently among Nigerian Universities, was as a result of the support and Solid foundation laid by the Governor.
According to him, the event of the declaration by the Ukwa Ngwa Youth Unite, is a cebration of the success and performance of the Governor, and assured, that Victory is certain come 2019.
The Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, PhD, was accompanied to the occasion by the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, the Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon., Ude Okochukwu, the immediate past Governor of the State, and member representing Abia Central at the Senate, Chief T. A Orji.
Others include, members of the National Assemly from Abia State, the Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly, RT. Hon. Barrister Chikwendu Kalu, members of the State Executive,the State Legislative executive, Traditional Rulers and top Party members.