The wait is now over for the good people of Aba-South as the entire villagers and residents of Aba-South communities were in complete jubilation when they heard that their son, Hon. Levite Matthew Uchechukwu Okorie, who they requested has returned from Finland to Aba, Abia State, Nigeria to answer their call to serve as Aba-South constituency representative in Abia State House of Assembly.
Hon. Levite Matthew Uchechukwu Okorie left Finland on Sunday, 2nd of September 2018 via Turkish Airlines and landed in Abuja on the night of Monday, 3rd of September, 2018 for an urgent meeting with the National leaders of APGA at the national secretariat of the party.
Unfortunately, after long hours in air and several transits through Sweden and Turkey, Hon. Matthew Okorie couldn’t find his lugged suitcases. He was later informed by the airline officers that his lugged suitcases were not lifted from Turkey by Turkish Airlines due to an overbooked flight and to avoid accident because of overweight.
This setback didn’t prevent Hon. Levite Matthew Uchechukwu Okorie from meeting up with the scheduled interactive meeting with the national leaders of APGA at APGA National Office, in Abuja, Nigeria.
It was at this meeting that the Abia State executives of APGA were informed about the return of OgwoSouth, a man who has been actively and financially involved in growing and supporting the political activities of APGA since 2002, after he was introduced into the party join as a member by the current Abia State APGA Chairman Chief Augustine C. Ehiemere, when the latter was Ward Chairman in Aba-South constituency.
News from the meeting at Abuja got to the community leaders and residents of Aba-South constituency and they all became relieved and happy because their son who went abroad to academically study and professionally develop himself has returned to apply and contribute his personal skills and leadership experiences he acquired in Europe to develop Aba-South and Abia State in general.
The exigencies of time and yearnings of his people in Abia State, Hon. Levite Matthew Okorie couldn’t wait any longer in Abuja to retrieve his complete luggage from Turkish Airlines after the end of his meeting with the National APGA Leaders. He collected just one of the luggage he checked-in, just the one that was carried by another Turkish Airlines flight after two days of delay and departed for Abia State.
Yesterday, Saturday, 8th September 2018, Umuahia, the capital city and government headquarters of Abia State was lit. It was the ceremonious political declaration of Hon. Levite Matthew Okorie in the state capital. The Honourable was accompanied by Comrade Nkemakolam Daniel Ihemadu (Director General of Hon. Levite Matthew U. Okorie Campaign Organization), representatives of Young Youths Association of Nigeria(YAN), Abia State chapter.
The leadership and executives of Aba South LG and Igwebuike Ward7 of Aba South LGA were physically present to support the candidacy of their choice. Others concerned indigenes and residents of Aba South communities were also in attendance including Ogwosouth’s family members, friends, well-wishers and APGA party affiliates.
Strategically, after filling and submitting his Expression of Interest Form and publicly accepting his people’s call to serve, OgwoSouth calmed and put an end to the uncertainties the people of Aba-South harboured about his decision to be their representative and candidate.
Meanwhile, OgwoSouth a son of a renowned religious leader of Assemblies of God Church in Aba, Abia State, had a quick closed-door meeting with the State Leaders of APGA in Umuahia, Abia State where he directly shared his plans and visions for APGA in Abia State and why he has return from Europe to represent the good people of Aba-South constituency in the forthcoming Abia State House of Assembly 2019 elections.
The political event got the attentions of every local media outfit in Umuahia and many were desirous to personally interview the abroad based indigene of Abia State, who had chosen to resign his personal comforts and professional career in Europe to return to Aba, Abia State in a quest to ameliorate the sufferings of his people in Aba-South constituency of Abia State.
Watch the Abia Facts’ full interview of Hon. Levite Matthew U here.