A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sir Stanley Ekezie, has decried the failure of Senator Hope Uzodinma to deliver good governance to Imo people. He said across all sectors for twenty months, the Uzodinma administration in Imo state has left the people with broken hopes and failed expectations.
Ekezie, an Imo-born real estate mogul who also is a Southeast zonal ex officio of the PDP, stated this while receiving the Forum of Imo Editors and Columnists at his residence in Owerri, Wednesday the 22nd day of September, 2021.
He regretted that Imo people are sad and the atmosphere has become gloomy as a result of the disappointing scorecard of the incumbent governor.
For the accomplished entrepreneur, infrastructure in the state has decayed, while salaries of workers and pensions of retirees are mired in endless controversies. He however expressed confidence in the level political awareness in the state and maintained that Imo people are fully prepared to boot out the APC administration from power come 2023.
Speaking further on the innovations within the PDP, Ekezie revealed that the leading opposition party in the state has been repositioned for resounding electoral victories, and added that the PDP’s outstanding performance during the seven months of the Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as governor has earned the party overwhelming goodwill among Imo people. He enthused that the party will ride on the unbeatable performance back to power.
According to him, the Ihedioha administration opened a floodgate of opportunities in the state, provided security and turned around the economy.
He dismissed claims that some members of the party are defecting to the APC and insisted that no person who is relevant to the successes of the PDP at the polls in Imo has left the party.