ANAMBRA State Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, Mr Collins Nwabunwanne says Governor Soludo is passionate for peace and stability to return to all warring communities in the State.
The commissioner, who stated his when the two factions of Alor Peoples Convention came for reconciliatory meeting in his office at Government House, Awka, assured the stakeholders that the governor has the final decision in their differences, promising to look into their submissions in line with the rule of law and constitution of the town unions.
He reminded them that communities choose their leaders ,and not the state government.
Nwabunwanne made it clear to them that the governor will adopt the best option to end the leadership tussel in their community and urged them to accept whichever way he wants to reconcile the aggrieved factions in good faith.
The commissioner stressed that the governor believes in rule of law irrespective of party affiliation, pointing out that government will not interfere in any candidate who is the people’s choice, and promised to use open ballots or option A4 to organise election for them when the need arises.
Responding, Chief UzomaIgbonwa and IchieIfeanyi Obieze, among others, recounted how the initial election was cancelled and explained that Chief Uzoma Igbonwa was their authentic president general, appealing to government to recognise him
While the President General, Comrade Chris Okudo , Ike Moedu and Sir OsitaObiagwu stated that Chief Uzoma Igbonwa had been in power since 2004, explaining that the election which brought in Uzoma was not recognised by the government as he has not been offered certificate of recognition among others.
They told the commissioner that Alor People Convention was their authentic town union with Igwe Chinedu Okonkwo as the traditional ruler.
In his vote of thanks, Chief Okidoo Ezedo thanked Governor Chukwuma Soludo and Commissioner Nwabunwanne for championing the cause of returning peace in Alor town and urged ndiAlor to understand that good begets good while evil begets evil hence the need for them to restore lasting peace, progress and stability in the community.