The CEO of Five Star Group and renowned philanthropist, High Chief Emeka Okonkwo, popularly known as E-money hosted Senator Uche Ekwunife (Iyom) at his palatial home in Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State and pledged support for her gubernatorial ambition.
The billionaire businessman hosted the Senator Ekwunife in line with his belief that Anambra deserves a Governor who has the capacity to meet the developmental needs of the State.
At the occasion which had the presence of many notable leaders in Uli community such as, Hon Ossy Igbonwelundu, Hon Simeon Ohajianya (Okeosisi Uli), popular entertainers and successful businessmen, Ekwunife who is a leading Governorship Aspirant for the 2021 Anambra Governorship election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) reiterated that the next Governorship poll provides an opportunity for Anambrarians to install a Governor who understands the political and developmental needs of the State. She stated that Anambra cannot afford to produce a Governor who lacks the ability to take the bold steps required to reshape the State’s economy.
Ekwunife further reiterated her commitment to Local Government Financial Autonomy and community development. She restated that she would conduct local government election within one year in office and ensure that the LGAs are developed simultaneously. She also emphasized her determination to create an enabling environment for investment in the state.
Speaking further, Senator Ekwunife urged her host and other Anambrarians who have achieved success to show interest in the political system of the State in order to be part of choosing the political leaders in the South Eastern States.
In their reactions, the host who was in company of his elder brother and popular musician, Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo (Kcee) assured Senator Ekwunife of their maximum support ahead of the Governorship poll. They stated that her antecedents and track records make her the choice Candidate in the upcoming Governorship election and declared support over her ambition to become the next Governor of the State. E-Money and his brother further stated that their relationship with Senator Ekwunife has been great, they assured her of maximum assistance.
Notably present during the meeting include, the Honourable Member Representing Anaocha I State Constituency, Hon Ebele Ejiofor, Chief Surv Emeka Eriobuna, Hon. Ejike Nwosu (Uta Aguata), Hon Prestige Okafor, Former Commissioner for Women Affairs Anambra State, Lady Henrietta Agbata, Former Accountant General of Anambra State, Mrs Helen Nwaeri, Former Chairman of ASUBEB, Dr Rose Nwankwo, Legislative Assistant to the Senator, Mrs Ifeyinwa Chinwuko among others.