Indigenes of Imo West otherwise known as Orlu Zone in diaspora have endorsed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Osita Izunaso to represent the zone at the Senate.
They appealed to their kits and kin resident at home to vote for him during the February 2023 election.
According to the group, Izunaso by all standards is the most qualified for the seat compared with other candidates.
They announced the endorsement in a statement signed by Chief Engr. Emmanuel Maduabuchi Ihenacho, Coordinator, San Francisco, California and Comrade Nnamdi Iyioku, Coordinator, London, United Kingdom
Their statement reads in part; “We recognise Senator Izunaso’s past track records, which have endeared him to us above other candidates vying for the Imo West Senatorial seat.
“Should he be given the chance to return to the Senate, he will be a ranking Senator from the South East Zone hence the benefits abound.
“Senator Izunaso has also distinguished himself as humanitarian and philanthropist, who has over the years, engaged in human capital development through his ‘Kpakpando ‘Foundation, which has mobilized and provided support to many less privileged persons.
“In our opinion, voting for Senator Izunaso is a way of saying that he should continue his good work for the people of Imo State and the South East Zone.
“We believe that sending Senator Izunaso back to the Senate will bring greater democracy dividends to Imo State and the South East Zone in general.
“We therefore urge all Imo West sons and daughters at home to pick up their PVCs and vote for Senator Osita Izunaso,the APC Candidate for the Imo West Senatorial District”.
Senator Izunaso represented Imo West Senatorial District between 2007 and 2011.
Before then, he represented Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta/Oru West Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives.
He had also served as National Organizing Secretary of the APC.