Governor Chukwuma Soludo’s Special Adviser on Budget Matters, Mr Okey Ezeobi’s outburst against the people of Nanka community has elicited the anger of elders of the community
The elders under the aegis of Nanka Elders Forum (NEF) in a statement Wednesday condemned the utterances of Ezeobi that Governor Soludo does not need Nanka votes to win second term in 2025.
In the statement signed by the chairman of the Elders’ Forum, Chief Gilbert Okoye, the forum said by Ezeobi’s utterances he has displayed the arrogance in power characteristics of some people in government who does not understand that no condition is permanent in life.
We further urged the governor to immediately sack him so in order to disassociates ourselves from his inglorious and unfriendly disposition which if not checkmated will create serious political tension in the community.
Nanka citizens has taken a position by supporting their own son Chief Okwudili Ezenwankwo whom they have trusted than political strangers in Nanka Political development.
“He is only an political appointee not an elected personnel, tell me where his pride came from, Dr Okoye fumed.
The group said Ezeobi’s utterances were not only an insult to prominent sons and daughters of Nanka but the entire community.
The elders warned that those in Soludo’s government should make more friends for the Governor than creating enmity for him.
“We call on Ezeobi and his like to desist from making this type of reckless and otiose statements about the entire community. It is not in his interest neither is it in the interest of government he is serving. No government would want to isolate any community for whatever reason” said the group.”
They restated their unalloyed loyalty and support for Chief Okwudili Ezenwankwo and Governor Soludo and his administration, Mandates Okey Ezeobi to tender unreserved apology to Ndi Nanka or face their music.