Dr. Ikenna Ihezuo has called on the aspirants for the Okigwe zone by-election to make peace their watchword.
This is even as he urged them to see the election as not do or die affair but a call to serve the public.
Ihezuo who contested for the Orlu, Orsu, and Oru East Federal Constituency seat in the 2019 election disclosed this in Owerri on Tuesday after attending the APC leaders meeting held at the party’s secretariat along Okigwe Road Owerri further enjoined all the APC Aspirants for the pool to see one another as brothers vying for a particular position.
According to Ihezuo, the aspirants and the entire APC members to prepare for the main election slated for October adding that it would be a shameful thing for the APC to lose the Okigwe zone bye-election simply because on internal squabble or disagreement amongst the aspirants.
It would be recalled that Independent Electoral Commission had set aside October 31st for the bye-election of Okigwe Senate following the death of Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu in December 2019.
With that, therefore, the ruling APC has got eleven aspirants for the seat.