Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA for the Enugu State gubernatorial election 2023, Frank Nweke Jr has extolled Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu for his services to humanity.
In a statement signed by Okeifufe Campaign Organization, and made available to Jungle-Journalist.Com, the guber hopeful described the Biafran leader ‘as man of great intellect, independence of mind, humility, and immense courage’.
Hear him “Today, as family, friends and indeed the entire ndi Igbo mark the 89th posthumous birthday of the great Ikemba, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, I took some time to reflect on his life and what makes him our beloved hero.
Ojukwu was a man of great intellect, independence of mind, humility, and immense courage. He had many admirable qualities but today, I choose to remember and celebrate his selflessness and commitment to his people.
His driving force was the welfare, wellbeing and progress of his people. He was a staunch advocate of Shared Prosperity and an egalitarian society that would cater to the needs of every member without bias. He stood for justice and fought for it from his days as a young man in the military and as an elder statesman.
This is what earned him the loyalty, trust and love of his people. As we remember this great man today, I celebrate his legacies of transparent leadership, courageous service and dedication to the collective progress of all the people he served.
May the labour of our heroes’ past yield good fruit through us today”, he said.