Professor Godsmark Eddy Ugwu, one of the front line politicians in Enugu state since the onset of the fourth republic politics, and a founding member of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has declared his intention to run for 2023 Enugu North district senatorial election on the platform of PDP.
Professor Godsmark Ugwu,who has successfully filled and submitted his senatorial nomination form to the PDP national secretariat at Abuja, told news men he is more qualified than any other aspirant to represent Enugu North senatorial district in the red chamber (senate) in 2023,based on his pedigree and experience as a political scientist cum political administrator.
In addition, Professor Ugwu said that the zoning principle which has become an active ingredient in the state politics favours Nsukka/Igbo Eze South federal constituency, where he hails from.
According to him,the present Enugu North district senator,Senator Barr.Chuka Utazi,will complete his two terms in office in 2023 in accordance with with zoning principle and the lot falls on Nsukka/Igbo South axis to produce the next senator of Enugu North senatorial zone.
He advised that no group or person no mater how highly placed should truncate the zoning principle to avoid the distabilisation of political peace and harmony currently prevailing in Enugu state.
If eventually elected as the next senator of Enugu North senatorial zone,Professor Ugwu promised to bring his experience to bear on the floor of the red chambers by offering qualitative representation to his senatorial zone,Enugu state and Nigeria in general.
He assured that his constituency projects will impact on social and economic well being of his constituents’ through education, skill empowerment, development of rural roads, agricultural loans and support to rural farmers, revitalization of Adada dam project, among others.
Professor Ugwu, who retired as a professor of public administration, commended the Enugu state Governor,Rt Hon Dr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the various development strides he achieved as governor of the state in the past seven years,In addition to his quality representation as a federal lawmaker,who represented Udenu/Igbo Eze North federal constituency,prior to his election as governor of Enugu state. Professor Ugwu promised to add to the achievements of Ugwuanyi in Enugu North district and Enugu state, the much he can.