Chief Chuku Wachuku has emerged the flag bearer for Abia Central Senatorial zone under the Young Progressive Party YPP in the 2023 general election.
The former Director, General Nigerian Directorate of Employment, NDE, emerged unopposed on Friday at the party’s primary conducted at Unique Life Hotel along Secretariat Road, Ogurube Layout, Umuahia after polling a total of 176 votes.
Declaring him the winner and the flag bearer at an exercise witnessed by INEC Officials, YPP Officials, Delegates and party faithful, the Returning Officer, Enemanna Success Echefulachi, said, having satisfied the requirements and polled a total of 176 votes, he stands elected as the party’s flag bearer.
On his part, the Zonal Chairman YPP, Chiozoadighi Chinasom congratulated Chief Wachuku for emerging the flag bearer for Abia Central Senatorial District just as he thanked the delegates for their massive support.
In his acceptance speech, Chief Wachuku, thanked the Acting YPP Zonal Chairman, Party Executives, Ward Chairmen, Delegates, the Returning Officer, INEC officials, security operatives among others for the peaceful conduct of the primary.
He promised to create jobs, family economic empowerment programme if he finally emerges the Senator to represent the zone, charging them not to be afraid again as he has joined the party.
Chief Wachuku expressed optimism that the YPP in the State will elect the next Governor and Senator to represent the zone, pledging that when he becomes their representative, all will smile as they have suffered these past years.
He charged them to deliver a message to other political parties in the State saying that the era of electing serial contestants to continue representing the zone is over.
Chief Wachuku also promised to create wealth through jobs, adding that he will bring his thick wealth of experience to bear as he will ensure that 1000 people from Abia Central Senatorial zone will be trained each year to own their business.