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PDP Congratulates Obiozor, New President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo

By Ihechi Enyinnaya

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated former Nigeria
Ambassador to the United States, Israel and Cyprus, Prof. George
Obiozor, on his election as the President-General of the Ohaneze Ndigbo.

The party also extolled the leaders and the people of the southeast for
their democratic credentials evinced in the successful election of a new leadership of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization.

In a statement signed by Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary, the party said Prof. Obiozor is a seasoned administrator, excellent diplomat, courageous nationalist and a firm voice in the fight for the entrenchment of democratic tenets of the rule of law, social justice, equity, fairness, mutual respect, true federalism and a credible electoral process in our country.

Part of the statement read: “The PDP notes the choice of Prof. Obiozor to lead the Ohaneze Ndigbo at this critical time in the history of our nation, particularly given his doggedness ggedness in fighting for constitutional all-inclusiveness as well as elimination of all forms of social injustice, divisiveness, nepotism, sectional marginalization, constitutional violations and disregard for
the sensibilities of the Nigerian people.

“Our party therefore urges Prof. Obiozor to use his new assignment to
further rally compatriots in our collective determination to rescue our
nation from misrule and return her to the path of peace, national
cohesion, mutual respect, adherence to the rule of law, social justice
credible elections, economic prosperity and political stability.

“The party commended the outgoing leadership of the Ohaneze Ndigbo led by Chief John Nwodo, for a very fruitful tenure and urges the new
leadership to continue on the path of success already laid by successive
leadership of the organization.”

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