Imo State governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma has said that the fortunes of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has improved in the South East with the entrance of new members, including the governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi.
Uzodimma made the assertion during the stakeholders meeting of the party held in Owerri, Wednesday.
The stakeholders deliberated on membership registration/revalidation, reconciliation of factions, reception of new entrants into the party in the zone and strategies to win the forthcoming Anambra governorship election.
Uzodimma stressed on the importance of peace and unity to move the party forward and expressed the need to set up a committee for the reception of new members in the party.
The governor also stressed on the need to resolve differences in party internally and avoid any form of external interference while advising party members in the zone who have matters in court to withdraw them to give room for in-house amicable resolution.
He also harped on the importance of the party winning the Anambra State governorship election, insisting that members of the party in the state must jettison their selfish interest and join hands to ensure the realization of the project, while party faithful in the zone must render the needed support to make it happen.
Other stakeholders of the party who added their voices of support and emphasis to the above agenda included; Minister of Science and Technology, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, Senator Andy Uba of Anambra State, Deputy Majority Whip of the House of Representatives, Nkeiru Onyejiocha, Senator Ayogu Eze of Enugu State; the representative of Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi; the Caretaker Committee Chairman of APC in Imo State, among others.
After the speeches in support of Uzodimma’s submission, the moderator moved motion for the governor’s speech to be adopted as the resolution of the meeting and the motion was unanimously adopted