Rerun: Umahi advocates for true democracy

Former National Vice Chairman of the People’s Democratic party (PDP) Southeast Chief Austin Umah has advocates true democratic process in the February 3rd, 2024 re-run for Ebonyi south senatorial zone.

Austin who is the younger brother to Senator David Umahi, Minister for works maintained that true democratic process is the only way to ensure emergence of acceptable Senator for the zone.

He disclosed this to journalists in Abakaliki.

Umahi further explained that he is eminently qualified and suitable to give his people the best representation having gained experiences from both the business and political sectors which positions him as the best for the service.

He however, noted that the political arrangements, structure, without sentiments, favour his bid.

Umahi said, “I am a pencil in the hands of God ,my Creator, and He is not dol dispensation and is not in doubt whether I am in for Ebonyi senatorial seat and I want all my supporters and well wishers to pray for the success of both the primary and re-run elections . I am from ohaozara and that is where Ebonyi state zoning committee zoned the senatorial seat and it has not changed to the best of my knowledge .

Austin, younger brother to Senator David Umahi, the Minister of Works noted that, “I am not going for it for myself but for the people because it is the time to make a positive mark and change the narrative . Ebonyi south should be given an opportunity to elect who represents them in a transparent manner and whoever emerges democratically should go” .

“I am ably qualified as well as others , i challenge other aspirants to present themselves and let our people make their choice”.

Recall that the senatorial seat of the Ebonyi South senatorial was declared vacant following the appointment of Senator David Umahi as Minister of Works.