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APGA Guber Candidate, Frank Nweke Jr., Unveils More Plans For Enugu If Elected



Frank Nweke Jr continues to unveil his plans for Enugu State, showing the precedence and practicality for his confidence to deliver.



Frank Nweke Jr, Gubernatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Enugu State further buttressed his thoughts about addressing insecurity at a recent gathering organised by Pacesetter Frontier Magazine, in Enugu.

He highlighted the six immediate steps he shared as solutions to the State government in the preceding weeks and went on to unveil more things he would do to mitigate the security threats should he be elected as governor.

Nweke stated that the most important tool to prevent or solve crime is Intelligence gathering and monitoring. Hence, he would work with traditional rulers, town union leaders and local vigilante groups, holding them accountable to provide the accurate information needed by security agencies to work.

He went on to share that technology will also be deployed to aid with intelligence gathering and monitoring, noting that it had been done in his community of Ozalla.

“My administration will ensure that the entire city of Enugu and other satellite cities are wired up with Closed-Circuit Television and have functional state-of-the-art situation rooms. We came together as private citizens to do this in my community of Ozalla, along with solar-powered street lights. Abia and Lagos currently have the same installation. Enugu will have the same. We will incentivise other communities to do the same in partnership with the government.”

In addition to the above, he said that a hotline will be provided to enable citizens to call in with necessary information or emergencies while also improving the rapid response system in the State.

“We will expand support for the statutory security agencies for improved strategic, tactical, and combat operations. We will support them with the right vehicles, communication and other equipment needed to get their jobs done.

“We will also engage the use of technology closely. We will deploy geo-tracking devices, aerial force and drone technology for improved surveillance especially in the forest areas.

“Today, we have young people in Enugu State already providing practical solutions to local problems. We will work with them, provide the necessary training and international partnerships where needed to ensure we solve our insecurity challenges together”

He also highlighted the pursuit of a close partnership with Federal Authorities to deploy more human and material resources to the State and closed out the segment by promising to ensure open communication with the public to ensure they are carried along and apprised of the true state of things at every point.










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Frank Nweke Jr. Casts Vote, Addresses Reports Of Violence By PDP In Enugu




Frank Nweke Jr has cast his vote in Ozalla and addressed newsmen immediately after, citing reports of violence and voter intimidation by the People’s Democratic Party in many parts of Enugu State.

He also revealed that an APGA House of Assembly candidate was attacked and almost killed this morning in Udenu and the five polling units cordoned off by men in security outfits.

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Enugu2023: APC Collapses Structure For APGA, Burns Brooms And Party Artefacts




Members of the All Progressives Congress in Ozzi Edem, Nsukka Local Government Area, have collapsed their structure, vowing to redirect their energy into ensuring the victory of Frank Nweke Jr as the next Governor of Enugu State.

Addressing the community at Afor Ozzi market, the former ward chairman of now defunct All Progressives Congress in Ozzi Edem ward, Hon. Mathew Enete said that their decision was based on the premises that APGA is their own party. They vowed to prove this at the polls on March 11.

The declaration was followed by the burning of brooms and other party artefacts.

In his address, Nweke thanked the Edem people for the warm welcome they accorded him and for aligning with APGA’s core philosophy of shared prosperity – being one’s brothers and sister’s keeper where nobody is left behind.

Nweke assured the people of his commitment to rehabilitate the major road that led to the Edem community, which has remained in terrible condition for decades.

He vowed to ensure that all outstanding pensions are paid and further guarantee the timely and regular payment of pensions and gratuities to retirees.

Nweke therefore urged the people to vote massively for him and other APGA candidates for the State House of Assembly on March 11, so that with his emergence as Governor, he will fulfil his promises to the good people of Enugu State.

He concluded by welcoming the former members of the All Progressives Congress to the All Progressives Grand Alliance, stating that he was confident that God would grant their request for good leadership.

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Protest In Enugu Over Murder Of LP Senatorial Candidate, Oyibo Chukwu




A group of concerned indigenes of Enugu State under the aegis of Citizen Against Violence, at the weekend staged a peaceful protest on the streets of Enugu metropolis, demanding justice for the late 2023 Labour Party candidate for the Enugu East senatorial zone, Barr Oyibo Chukwu.


He was recently killed alongside five others and burnt by yet to be identified gunmen.


The protesters, who were clad in black and black attires, were led by kinsmen of the slain Labour Party chieftain who hailed from Amuri in Nkanu West local government area of Enugu State.


Leader of the group and immediate past Enugu State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Ben Nwoye called for an end to political killings in the state.


Nwoye said what they were demanding was nothing but “Justice for Barr Chukwu who was brutally murdered on February 22 on his way back from campaign.”


He said the Amuri people have lost a rare gem who had contributed meaningfully to the development of the area and called for an investigation into his murder and the perpetrators brought to book.

It would be recalled that since the incident occurred, there had been series of protests across the state including the one staged by lawyers.


The protesters carrying placards with inscriptions such as “we demand for Justice for Oyibo Chukwu”, “What has our brother done to be murdered like a goat” urged the security agencies to fish out the perpetrators of the evil act.

Before taking to the streets, they had stormed the premises of the State High Court and the Court of Appeal where they equally registered their displeasure of the killing.


Some of the protesters who spoke with our correspondent decried the gruesome killing of the former chairman of NBA, Oji River branch who came out to represent his constituents under Labour Party but was allegedly murdered.


Another protester who gave his name as Mr Kenneth Egbo, said “today it is Oyibo Chukwu, tomorrow who knows who will be the next?”


He emphasised that politics was never a do or die game, advising the constituents to be careful of the people they vote into power during the March 11 elections.

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