The Ikeduru Leader of Team Ihedioha and Chairman Elders Forum of Team Ihedioha in Ikeduru L.G.A. of Imo State, Dr. Anslem Opara, have commended Ikeduru youths for their massive support during the inauguration of Ihedioha Youth Movement (IYM). He called on Imolites to rally round Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha in his governorship ambition, because of his pedigree and antecedents.
Speaking to journalists recently after the inauguration of “Ihedioha Youths Movement” at Iho Ikeduru, Dr. Opara who is also the National President of Holy Ghost College Alumni Association, stated that the youths vanguard of “Team Ihedioha” is being put in place to ensure protection of votes of Hon Emeka Ihedioha come 2019. He alleged that Hon Ihedioha’s votes were stolen in 2015 and the youth vanguard will go a long way to ensure that Hon Ihedioha’s votes in the 2019 election are well protected.
Dr. Opara further opined that Hon Emeka Ihedioha “Ome Nke ahuru anya” has imparted a lot on Ikeduru people by giving Ikeduru sons and daughters jobs at the National Assembly and other good jobs in the federal ministries. According to Dr. Opara most solid roads constructed in Ikeduru were attracted by Hon Emeka Ihedioha through NDDC. He reaffirms that come 2019, Hon Ihedioha will get 80-90% votes from Ikeduru people.
Dr. Opara, a retired Director from Federal Ministry of Agriculture and a business man, equqlly posited that it was Hon Emeka Ihedioha that attracted the dualization of Owerri-Portharcourt Road under construction and the infrastructures in Radio Nigeria Azaraegbelu Emekuku and NTA Owerri and many other projects in Imo State while serving as the Deputy Speaker House of Representatives.
He went further to posit that the problem in the All Progressive Congress (APC) currently is an added advantage to PDP, revealing that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is one party that is in the heart of Imolites because they never suffered imolites when PDP was in power.
Opara equally revealed that Amb. Uche Ogbuagu partnering with Hon Emeka Ihedioha is a good development that will bring victory to both Hon Ihedioha and Uche Ogbuagu come 2019 and suggested that Uche Ogbuagu should be going round with Hon Ihedioha during his campaigns.
Speaking to over 2000 youths that gathered at Iho for the inauguration of “Ihedioha Youth Movement” Amb. Ogbuagu charged them to work towards the success of Hon Emeka Ihedioha and himself because doing so, will guarantee their future. He repeated that he is not a 419 man and that he is not a ritualist and that was his reason to join Hon Ihedioha who is a clean personality and whose antecedents and pedigree has been tested over time.
Hon Ihedioha in his speech, promised to carry Ikeduru people along in his administration as he has always done. He urged them not to lose focus and work harder to convince every Dick, Harry, Tom and Jerry to join the moving train. The inauguration of Ihedioha Youths Movement attracted many dignitaries from Ikeduru and youths from the twelve wards that made up of Ikeduru L.G.A.