NSUKKA (ENUGU STATE) – Mr Chinedu Nwamba, a member of Enugu State House of Assembly, has commended the electorate in his Nsukka East constituency for re-electing him.
Nwamba, a member of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was announced winner of Saturday’s election in the area by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
According to result announced on Sunday by Prof. Edwin Igbokwe, INEC’s Collating Officer for Nsukka constituency, Nwamba polled 20,000 votes to defeat his All Progressives Congress (APC) opponent, Mr Osita Eze, who scored 3,408 votes.
Nwamba told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) shortly after the result was announced that by the massive votes he polled, his constituents had re-affirmed the confidence they reposed on him as their representative.
“I am happy, excited and overwhelmed by the solidarity of voters from my constituency who massively voted for me during last Saturday House of Assembly election in the country.
“From the result announced by INEC, my constituency demonstrated in unmistakable term that they love me and are comfortable with my achievements in the past three years.
“I thank my people for their votes as well as for conducting themselves peacefully during the election,” he said.
Nwamba said that he would continue to do his best to offer effective representation to the constituency by ensuring that every part of the area was developed.
“I will ensure that basic amenities and infrastructure that will bring more development to the constituency are included in state budget.
“Within the limit of resources, I will also ensure that youths in the area are empowered so as to compete favourably with their counterpart in any part of the world,“ he said.
The legislator commended INEC for free and fair election in the state, adding that conduct of the general elections across the country had showed that democracy had gained root in the polity.
“INEC has done well but should do more on the card reader so that in 2019 general elections, it will record 100 per cent in terms of functionality.
“I also hail security agents for providing the conducive environment for INEC to conduct credible elections,“ he added. (NAN)
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