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query_builder April 26, 2018 16:20:53

By Gloria Anaeze 

Onitsha, April 26, 2018 -- A member representing Onitsha 1 constituency in the  Anambra State House of Assembly, Mr Chugbo Enwezor, has indicated his interest to represent Onitsha North/ Onitsha South Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.

He made this statement in a public function at Onitsha.

Enweozor said that the National Assembly is a place where issues affecting the constituencies and states were discussed and debated. Representation at the National Assembly, he said, is issue-driven.

“The trending issues today at the National Assembly are the issues of true federalism such as revenue derivation formula, the issue of restructuring, power sharing”. he said .

These issues are beneficial not only to Onitsha Federal Constituency but also the entire Ndi Anambra.

He said that the Federal House of Rep. needs competent people, who can go there and tell Nigerians what should be done.

 Mr Enweozor said that true federalism should be implemented in the country.

“These fundamental issues which affect Igbo people much has to be addressed by people who understand such issues”.  I, Mr Chugbo Enwezor, understand such fundamental issues; and this is why I am being propelled by that desire to represent the Onitsha Federal Constituency”. Enweozor said .

The lawmaker enumerated the problems of the present democracy in Nigeria to include but not limited to imbalance revenue sharing formula where the South East is cheated, excessive power and work allocated to the federal government on the exclusive list and clumsy federal system being practiced in Nigeria.

Contending that the national assembly is not for the mediocre, Enwezor said that if elected, he would lead the team of dedicated lawmakers that would work to set the bounds free and enthrone true democracy in Nigeria.