The populous Izzi communities made up of three local government areas in Ebonyi State have adopted the former Minister of State for Health, Engr. Fidelis Nwankwo for the governorship election.
They lauded the various contributions of the former minister towards the development of the Izzi clan.
The leaders of the various communities of the Izzi clan made this known during a courtesy visit to the former minister at his country home, Oyege Village in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
The leaders of the communities, who spoke during the courtesy visit, said only Nwankwo has the capacity to rescue and rebuild Ebonyi State if given the opportunity to become the governor of the state in 2023.
Investigation revealed that Nwankwo was a former chairman of Izzi LGA, former resident electoral commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and currently a prominent chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state.
One of the leaders, Mr Sylvester Nwankwo, the chairman of Ezza-Inyimegu PDP Forum, who spoke during the courtesy visit, revealed that the former minister has all it takes to become the governor of the state in 2023.
He stated further that it is only the former minister who can make a good governor in Izzi land If given the chance and called on other stakeholders from Izzi clan to galvanize needed support for his victory.
Other groups who paid a courtesy visit to the former Minister includes; Ezza-Inyimegu PDP forum, Eziokwu Bu Ndu Multi-Purpose Association, Izzi Local Government Area, Omerugeopfuru Youth Assembly and Ndiagu Ward PDP Youths.
The groups however appealed to the former minister to urgently declare interest to run for the governorship election