The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State, Senator Sunni Ogbuoji on the weekend tackled the chairman of the Governor of the State, Chief David Umahi over his alleged failure to sponsor Ebonyi contingents to the continuing nationwide sports activities pageant going down in Abuja.
He described the reported absence of Ebonyi folks on the on going pageant as pathetic and disgraceful.
Ogbuoji made this recognized by means of an announcement signed by his Director Media and Publicity, Prince Ikenna Emewu, and made obtainable to journalists in Abakaliki.
He blamed Umahi for not harnessing sports-talented individuals that wanted to be uncovered and developed.
The assertion learn partly, “Years in the past when the Nigerian ladies received silver on the U20 Ladies World Cup, the superior and prestigious Ebonyi
Angels had 9 gamers within the squad, however as we speak, the state is led by somebody who doesn’t place any significance within the improvement of sports activities that has been the best unifying issue within the nation and a power in financial empowerment of the much less privileged however gifted residents.
“This absence has introduced disgrace to the picture of the state that amongst all of the 36 states, solely Ebonyi lacked the assets to afford to ship contingents to an
elite nationwide pageant that serves for improvement of the youths and affords them alternative to create friendships nationwide.
“This act is just anti-youth and he’s by no means aware of the picture of the state earlier than different states of the nation, or how else would you clarify that just one state is lacking amongst all different states of the federation.”
It added, “Now there is no such thing as a cash, based on the governor, how will he (Umahi) redeem the picture of the state earlier than all the nation and afford her the chance to be counted amongst others.”
“We’re merely ashamed that now we have a authorities manned by those that haven’t any sense of dignity,” he said.