By NewsCritic Reporters
Former Nigerian Ambassador and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia State, Chief Empire Kanu has endorsed the candidature of Hon Ugochukwu Ezeocha of the PDP for the Umuahia North State Constituency seat, in the forth coming 2023 General Election. He also predicted the victory of Ugochukwu Ezeocha at the polls, saying “I know you will win and it’s Umuhu ward that will give you victory”.Chief Empire Kanu spoke when Ugochukwu Ezeocha visited him at his Ofeme country home during the week. The former ambassador who described PDP as a movement, stressed that he has never left PDP for once no matter what happened, adding that he would never abandon his children.He expressed his satisfaction with the support Ugochukwu Ezeocha’s candidature is receiving in Ofeme in his bid to represent Umuahia North (Ohuhu) State Constituency at the Abia State House of Assembly come 2023, and assured him of their maximum support.Said Empire Kanu “never mind the noises here and there you will win, you have suffered… you’re obedient PDP member and respectful. So, when you get in there with Rt Hon Chinedum Orji…I know Ofeme Ring road will materialise during your time, and I know what is due to Ohuhu will get to us”.In his brief remarks, Hon Ezeocha thanked Chief Kanu for the honour bestowed on him and for his fatherly role in ensuring that PDP remains one not only in Ohuhu but in Abia State. He promised to continue to draw from the fountain of his knowledge and to always consult him whenever it is necessary.