The Abia state Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] in a meeting held at the Abia State Government House in Umuahia has reached a resolution over the zoning of governorship in Abia State. Information available to 247ureports.com indicates that the caucus formally the zoned governorship to Abia South.
The caucus also passed a vote of confidence on the governor for his sterling performance in office. This was according to the state deputy chairman, Chief Allen Nwachukwu who briefed newsmen after the meeting. It was also stated by caucus that contrary to reports in Sun Newspapers, there are no differences and/or misunderstanding between the State Governor and members of the party over the subject succession. The process of how the baton will pass from the present Governor to the next Governor has not turned cantankerous, said the deputy Chairman.
Meanwhile, another meeting is scheduled to hold on Monday July 21, 2014. The meeting is expected to include an expanded range of stakeholders. The meeting will be held to rectify the decision over the age long agitation of the Ukwa Ngwa people to produce a governor.