2019 general elections: Group endorses Senator Uba for Anambra South
The South East Professional Women Association, (SEPWA) has passed a vote of confidence on the senator Andy Uba for re-election into the Senate.
The group gave it endorsement during a visit to the politician in his in Abuja Wednesday.
The body which is registered under the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that their endorsement of the senator was in view of his achievements as a senator representing Anambra South in the past couple of years.
The president of the organization Dr. Dame Nwanganga in her address stressed that the lawmaker had recorded laudable achievements in human capital development and law making.
She explained that the core mandate of the group was to educate voters of the South East on the need to be actively involved in the electoral process.
“We have decided to visit you today as part of our activities towards mobilizing the people of the South East especially the women on the need to be actively involved in the 2019 elections in line with our core mandate,” she said.
“Though our body is bi-partisan, we are identifying with your senatorial ambition because we believe in your vision for the people of your constituency and that of the South East.
“Your achievements in the areas of human capital development, infrastructure and quality legislation remain a reference point among lawmakers from eastern Nigeria.
“We have therefore come to show solidarity and to assure of our association’s support towards the realization of your senatorial ambition,” she further added.
Responding, Sen. Uba thanked the organization for their solidarity and promised not to disappoint the people if re-elected in 2019.
He also lauded the role of women in the electoral process going by their active involvement in voting. “Let me thank your group for coming to identify and show solidarity with me ahead of the 2019 election. “The importance of women in the electoral process cannot be overemphasized. They have played critical roles in determining who governs them because of their patience and sacrifices during voting. “Therefore, I want to appreciate what you people are doing in terms of sensitizing our people on the need to come out enmass to vote during elections.
“Let me also assure you that if re-elected in 2019, we shall continue in our effort to bring about the dividends of democracy to our people,” he added.