Raymond Ozoji, Awka
Former Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development in Anambra State Chief Godson Chukwuma Ezenagu has said that Awka-North local government area deserves great government attention to possess the semblance of a state capital.
The ex-commissioner who hails from Ngbakwu in Awka-North council area and currently seeking to represent Awka-North and South Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, lamented that there are no good roads, no hospitals, no schools and a host of other social amenities in the area.
Ezenagu, who spoke with the reporter shortly after declaring his interest to contest in the 2019 general elections on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to represent Awka-North and South federal constituency at the weekend, alleged that constituency projects seemed to be concentrated in Awka-South to the detriment of Awka-North thereby culminating into outright marginalisation and forlorn of the area.
He further disclosed that Awka-South has produced representatives for the constituency for sixteen years while Awka-North had only four years stressing that in accordance with natural justice, equity and good conscience, it was the turn of Awka-North to present the next candidate that would represent the constituency at the green chambers.
The ex-commissioner also stated that to avoid restiveness, hate speeches, confusion and rancour in the constituency, Awka-North shouldn’t be deprived of the opportunity to produce the next representative at the Federal House of Representatives in 2019 in order to redeem the local government area from political oblivion and backwardness.