The Umuahia Central State Constituency Aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party, Pst Ugochukwu Uchegbu, has disclosed that if he is elected into the Abia House of Assembly, he will not only improve on the lives of his constituents, but will introduce programs and projects that will favour them.
He stated that the welfare of his people would be his priority, adding that he is usually pained when he sees his people suffer.
The aspirant who is also a per time pastor at the Living Faith Church, Ihie Ndume,Umuahia, disclosed that he joined the race, because his people needed change.
Stating how it all started, the cleric said that 18 years ago, he received a message from God, showing him politics, adding that few months later, that revelation was confirmed with an appointment as the Supervisor for Works, Housing and Transport for Umuahia North Local Government Area.
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Pst Ugochukwu also stated that the desire to bring positive change to the people of Umuahia Central, informed his decision to join the 2023 race.
He said he has done a lot for his people, ranging from scholarship to supporting the less privilege, as well as contributing his quota towards the development of his area and as well sustaining the existing peace.
The cleric noted that he would offer his best in terms of quality representation, stressing that he is ready to make laws that would affect his constituency positively.
He, however, maintained that he would introduce skill acquisition program to his people, which he said would make them self sufficient, thereby, eradicating unemployment among them.
“I went to school in hardship, so i can feel the pain of people who are poor. Am advocating for people to go and learn a skill, because If you have a good handwork,you will never be poor”.
Pst Ugochukwu Uchegbu, further urged the people of Umuahia Central not to put their stomach first especially on the issue of choosing who succeeds the current Speaker of the Abia House of Assembly, but ensure they choose wisely, calling on them to continue in their support for the PDP.