The Caucus of the Ukwa West Local Government Area chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has zoned the Ukwa East/Ukwa West Federal Constituency seat to the Ipu group in Ukwa West in the 2023 general elections.
Ukwa West consists of three groups which are Asa, Ozar and Ipu.
In a press release signed by the Chairman of the Ukwa West PDP, Comrade Kingsley Enyite, the Caucus also resolved that no person from any other group should contest for the House of Representatives.
The press release reads in part:
“That for Justice, Equity and Fairness, PDP Ukwa East Local Government Area (Ndoki), should naturally and willfully support the resolutions of Ukwa West PDP, having occupied the position of the House of Representatives, Ukwa Federal Constituency for consecutive Four Tenures (16 years).
“That the Ukwa West PDP, will do anything within her power to resist/stop any individual who tries to jeopardize the overall interest of the Party and “Ndi-Ukwa” at large.
“That the Ukwa West PDP is appreciative of the Governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu Ph.D and the Abia State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, for their confidence shown to the Party, and urge them to continue to show exemplary leadership to ensure that the PDP flag bearer for the 2023 House of Representatives Election, Ukwa Federal Constituency, emerges from Ipu extraction in Ukwa West Local Government Area, for Justice, Equity and Fairness.
“That we shall continue to abide by the Rules and Constitution of the Party, and give our total unalloyed support and loyalty to the leadership of our great Party PDP.”