Frontline gubernatorial aspirant and chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah yesterday registered himself formerly as a card-carrying member of the Labour Party (LP). Ubah, who stormed Otolo Nnewi Ward I of the party, in Nnewi North Local Government Area, with a large crownd of supporters, was received on arrival at the office of the party, along Igwe Orizu Road, Nnewi, by the Obi of Okpuno, Chief Emeka Okafor and party ward executive.
Ubah was later guided through the registration processes and signing of necessary documents by the chairman of the party in Otolo Nnewi Ward I, Amobi Nkeirumonye and was issued with a membership card No. 0018073.
Ubah and his supporters later moved to the Nnewi North Local Government party office along Owerri Road, where promised to assist the executive in furnishing their empty office complex.
Addressing his supporters, Ubah explained his decision to contest the 2014 governorship race under the platform of the Labour Party (LP), saying that the race to Government House in Awka is a contest among four major political parties namely Labour, PDP, APGA, and ACN (APC). RAtionalising his choice of LP, Ubah says, “As you all know, AGPA is in crisis. PDP is also in crisis.
ACN or APC is in a trance. So what remains is the Labour Party” Responding, Anambra State chairman of the party, Sam Oraegbunam, commended Ubah for his choice of the party and assured him that he would realise his ambition in the Labour Party.
Source: National Mirror