Following the zoning of the position of National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress to the SouthEast region, a two term member of the House of Representatives and also Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Jerry Ugokwe has declared for the position.
In a message to a number of party chieftains obtained by realpoliticsnigeria Ambassador Ugokwe described his ambition as a lofty one designed to help build up the party in the SouthEast. Indicating his readiness to serve, Ugokwe solicited the support of these stakeholders in his quest to become National Secretary.
Ugokwe, a household name in Anambra politics was once a member of the House of Representatives in which he sponsored 76 bills within his six years stay in the green chambers.
Should the position be zoned to Anambra State, Ambassador Ugokwe may have to contend with a number of other aspirants including the likes of Honourable Nze Chidi Duru and Honourable Emeka Nwogbo.
Culled from www.realpoliticsnigeria.ng