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May 25, 2018

THE COMMUNIQUE AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE OWERRI PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY HELD FROM 2ND TO 3RD APRIL, 2018 IN OWERRI, IMO STATE

Owerri Peoples Assembly

  PREAMBLE Sequel to the successful Owerri Summit organized by the Coalition for Owerri Re-awakening on Nov 11, 2017 and the consequent EGBU DECLARATION, the Owerri Peoples Assembly (OPA) of Imo State organized the first ever Comprehensive Convention of Owerri Zone with the theme “Oke Zuo, Iwe Alaa” on April 2nd and 3rd. The convention comprised a colloquium chaired by Dr. Leo Stan Ekeh of Zinox Computers and a Convention rally chaired by Dr. Paschal Dozie, Chairman MTN and Co-chaired by Dr. Mike Okiro, Chairman Police Service Commission with Chief Dr. Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu as Grand Patron. Other prominent sons and…

Imo Guber: Students join clamour for Owerri zone

Imo Guber Students join clamour for Owerri zone

  … Parley Chief Oweaya on the way forward The leadership of Owerri students in tertiary institutions drawn from the three Local governments areas that constitute Owerri Federal Constituency held an interactive session with Chief Christian Oweaya Anukam on Tuesday 28th November 2017, during which they brainstormed on how to realize their burning passion for a governor of Owerri zone extraction come 2019 general elections. Addressing the students, Chief Oweaya (Ideji Umu Owerri) eulogized them for being proactive and politically conscious of the “Egbu Declaration” which is the outcome of the summit of Owerri leaders resolving to produce the next…

Lawmaker donates transformer to FHE Umuguma

Hon Francis Onyewuchi flanked by Chief Christian Oweaya Anukam

… As residents raise alarm over outrageous levies It was a moment of joy for the residents of Road 7 Extension, Federal Housing Estate, Umuguma as Hon. Francis Ezenwa Onyewuchi, Member representing Owerri Federal Constituency in the green chambers of the National Assembly commissioned a 500 KVA Transformer he donated to the Estate, on Friday October 27. Speaking at the event, Hon. Onyewuchi postulated that the primary essence of governance is to provide welfare to the people. According to him, the statutory duty of a legislator is to make laws for good governance, provide welfare for all, carry out over-sight…

World Owerri People’s Congress …As Chief Oweaya calls for adequate logistic support in future tournaments

Owerri Federal Constituents residing in United States of America under the aegis of “World Owerri People’s Congress” represented by Chief Theophilus Egbujo and others on Saturday 3, June 2017 redeemed four football Trophies won by the zone in 2014 with a total sum of N1.1 million through Chief (Dr.) Christian Oweaya Anukam, the Interim President General of Owerri Communities Assembly.   Presenting the financial incentives to the teams, through Chief Oweaya in Owerri, in the presence of the coaches and the captains of the teams from the LGAs that constitute Owerri Federal constituency, Chief Theo Egbujo observed that it was…

Okorocha has destroyed Imo State – Ohakim

News Credit: Sun News Online   For those who care to know, former governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim hopes to return to Imo Douglas House in 2019. In this interview with a select group of Journalists, he spoke on various issues including the crisis in the Imo PDP and the alleged plot of governor Okorocha to replace himself with an Orlu Man. Excerpts: Governor Okorocha during a media parley with journalists has suggested that anyone above the age of 50 should not be allowed to contest the governorship election because they are over aged. What is your reaction…

Govt. to relocate Ekeukwu Traders to Onitsha Road, Owerri

  The taskforce Committee on City Market, Owerri zone, has revealed that arrangement had been concluded to relocate traders at Ekeukwu market to a new site along Onitsha Road, beside Arugo Park. The Chairman of the committee, Chief Val Osuala made the disclosure to White-Paper, shortly after a meeting with the market executives over the weekend. He explained that the decision is to ease traffic congestion along Douglas Road, adding the Ekeukwu market will be redesigned and remodeled to suit the present situation, as understanding had been reached with the market leadership. Chief Osuala, further explained that allocation of shops…

Guber Polls: Anxiety Grips Imo!

  Tension is electric as Imolites await the outcome of last Saturday Guber elections. They are gnashing their teeth and biting their nails in anticipation of the results, with ears on their radios and eyes glued to the television sets – thanks to the epileptic power supply and noisy generators! The issue is; who rules Imo? Who will occupy Douglas House and who and who will become Honorable members of the State House of Assembly? Flag bearers of the different political parties are standing on their toes with their supporters, taking stock of their actions and anticipating the future. People…

Imo Guber Poll Results; OPF got it wrong

A few weeks ago, a socio-political organization from Owerri known as Owerri Peoples Front (OPF) released the result of an opinion poll it claimed to have conducted for the gubernatorial aspirants from Owerri for the Imo State governorship race next year. The National President of the organization, Mr. Ebere Chukwuemeka said that the organization conducted the opinion poll to prune down the many governorship aspirants from Owerri Zone to help the electorate make their choice easily.  Opinion polls all over the world are conducted during electioneering campaigns not only to know the standing of various aspirants but also to know…

2015: Ike Ibe throws hat and heart into Imo guber race

A renowned politician and philanthropist, Mr. Ike C. Ibe, has not only thrown his hat into the Imo State Governorship race come 2015, he has as well thrown his heart into the ring. Briefing the press in his Owerri residence at the weekend, the Obowo-born humanist admitted that “the road will be long, rough and tough but the support of our people will make it seem short”. “All through my life, events and circumstances have shaped me for this onerous responsibility”, he said, adding, “I have seen the good side of life and I have seen the worst side of…