The Abia State chapter of the Motion Alliance(AA), has adopted Dr. Okey Status as its flag-bearer within the upcoming March bye-election for the vacant place of Aba North/Aba South federal constituency seat within the Home of Representatives.
The AA Flag-bearer is the youthful brother of the previous occupant, Late Hon Ossy Status, who was elected on the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance(APGA) and died in Germany final month.
The adoption of Dr. Okey Status as Candidate of Motion Alliance, AA, for the approaching bye-election was unanimously agreed by the get together leaders, stakeholders and supporters in a voice vote, on Wednesday.
Talking after the train, the Abia Chairman of Motion Alliance, AA, Hon Tony Chibuko Ojih, opined that the nice hole left by Ossy Status can’t be stuffed by anybody else besides the one who is near him and may observe in his legacies, therefore the get together deems it match to undertake his brother, Dr. Okey Status because the get together’s flag-bearer within the election arising quickly.
In his remarks, the AA flag-bearer for the Aba North and Aba South federal constituency March 27 bye-election, Dr. Okey Status, acknowledged that his intentions to run for his late brother’s place was to construct on his legacy, promising he won’t fail.
Status expressed his resoluteness to run for the seat on the inexperienced chambers underneath Motion Alliance regardless of being denied the chance within the All Progressives Grand Alliance.
He accused the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) of ingratitude, saying that regardless of what Ossy Status did for them, they sat nonetheless and allowed elections to be mounted at a time his brother hasn’t been buried which the AA Candidate, posited is in contravention of the nation’s structure.
Based on Okey Status, “there’s no different individual that is aware of Ossy Status higher than I do and nobody can observe the trail of his visions for Aba individuals than me. As a result of, I’ve been a part of my brother’s success story in politics. We labored from the background, and we have been working collectively that approach till his demise.”
DAILY POST stories that Ossy Status, who represented Aba North/South Federal Constituency and was elected underneath the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) platform, died after battling an undisclosed sickness in Germany.
Reps spokesperson, Benjamin Kalu, confirmed the loss of life in February, 2021, “He has been confirmed useless by a member of the family, “Kalu mentioned.