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Abia Politics: PDP Stakeholders Accuses Hon Uko Nkole Of Abandoning Legislative Duties To Chase 2023 Governorship Ambition, Vows To Begin Process Of His Recall If—

by Anita Ogona

Hon Uko Nkole’s rumoured ambition to become the governor of Abia State in 2023 appears to have Gone up in flames.
This follows the dismantling of his political structures by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and political stakeholders in the state, particularly his local government area, Arochukwu.
He has also been denied political support by his Abam clan who are furious with what some stakeholders termed ‘selfish politics.’
NKole, who represents Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency in the House of Representatives is presently fighting for his political survival.
All politicians recommended by the federal lawmaker for public office have either been removed or denied tickets to contest forthcoming Local government elections slated for December 18, 2020.
His nominee for the PDP ticket in the December polls in Arochukwu local government area, Daniel Onyema Ogbuagu, was kicked out at the last minute by the state party exco, leaving Nkole’s camp in total disarray and scrambling to hide their face.
The Arochukwu Transition committee chairman, Mazi Emmanuel Ukwu Obasi Kanu, was also removed with a few weeks to the LG elections.
His brother who was also the deputy transition chairman was also removed by the state government.
Hon NKole has been accused of abandoning his legislative duties in Abuja to sit back in Abia state to build his governorship Political structure.
He is barely seen at the National Assembly during legislative sessions.
He has also been accused of not doing enough to attract dividends of democracy to his constituency.
Stakeholders are angry with him and further vowed to disgrace him if he attempts to stage a political comeback.
“All he is concerned about is his governorship ambition and not interested in attracting development projects to his constituency,” a PDP Stakeholder said.
The party stakeholders had in August passed a vote of no-confidence on Hon Nkole.
The PDP leaders after a meeting in Umuahia accused him of poor performance since he was first elected into the House of Representatives in 2015.
They vowed to begin the process of his recall

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