@sharon_ikeazor Declares Interest For Anambra Senatorial Rerun Election
As the date for the rerun election for the Anambra Central Senatorial District seat ?draws near, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barrister Sharon Ikeazor has declared interest to fly the party’s flag in the rerun election.
Declaring her interest to contest the Senatorial ticket when she stormed the State APC Headquarters Awka to present her letter titled “Expression of Interest to Run for the Anambra Central Senatorial Seat” dated 8th January 2016, to the full House of the State Executive of APC led by Barrister Emeka Ibe, Awka, Wednesday, Mrs Ikeakor stated that she has paid her dues to win the ticket.
Her letter which was presented to the State APC reads: ‘‘Being a foundation member of our great party, I believe that our party will give all necessary support in my quest for the Senatorial seat and I assure our party that I will represent APC in the 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with pride and great honour and uphold the integrity of which our party stands for.
Mrs Ikeakor who was accompanied by Ebere Ifendu, her associate in the Women in Politics in Nigeria tipped APC to win the rerun in the light of the increasing awareness and acceptability of the party in the South East zone and assured that she would play politics of integrity, represent her Constituency very well and work for the interest of the people of the State at the National Assembly if elected.
Mrs Ikeazor who donated copies of APC Constitution had also served as a National Women Leader of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) from 2011 till the merger of 2013 that metamorphosed into APC, and later emerged as the Pioneer National Women Leader in the interim till 2014 before she was appointed as a member of BOT of APC.
Equally, she had served as a member of the CPC Special Convention Committee in 2013, APC Registration Committee, Chairman Ekiti State Congress Committee, General Muhammadu Buhari Declaration Committee, 2014 Presidential Primary Convention, APC Presidential Primary Convention, APC Presidential Campaign Council and 2015 Presidential Inauguration Committee.
Welcoming her, the State Chairman, Barrister Ibe thanked her for showing interest and promised that APC would follow due process and give all aspirants a level playing ground.
Barrister Ibe urged the contestants to bear in mind the watchword of APC which is to fight insecurity, corruption and create job, and to work to enhance the work of President Muhammadu Buhari.