Hon. Dr. Chukwuemeka Ujam, a member of the 8th National Assembly that represented Nkanu East and West federal constituency has officially joined the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Dr. Ujam joined the ruling party at his country home Boys’ Secondary School Akpasha, Akegbeugwu on Sunday, 21st February, 2021.
The former Lawmaker was ushered into the APC by Chief Senator Ken Nnamani, former Nigerian Senate President who described Dr. Ujam as a man of excellent education and exposure coupled with an intimidating family and social pedigree.
“Your quality education and exposure are well documented. As a big fish that only swims in big water, we, APC, stand to gain what the PDP mistakenly have lost in you.”
Chief Ken Nnamani enjoined him to bring his wealth of experience in politics to bare in his new political expedition with APC.
Speaking at the event, the APC Chairman Enugu State, Dr Ben Nwoye, expressed happiness over the progress of APC in Enugu state under his watch, especially by “successfully wooing and enlisting PDP’s finest brains such as Emeka Ujam.”
He thanked the party Stalwarts and faithfuls that graced the occasion for their unwavering faith and support to the APC.
In his acceptance speech, Hon. Dr. Chukwuemeka Ujam, disclosed that his decision to join APC was not an easy one as it involved a wide range of meetings and consultations with friends, superiors and political allies across the length and breadth of the country.
He further stated, that: “I did not leave the PDP, it was the PDP that left me” and promised to bring his political expertise to bare in his new party. He thanked all that graced the occasion, including his boss, though not in attendance – The former Governor of Enugu state, His Excellency, Barrister Sullivan Chime.
The registration of Dr. Ujam was witnessed by the Enugu State APC Registration and Revalidation Committee from Abuja which is chaired by Sen. Jonathan Zwingina
Other dignitaries that attended the event include: All State Excos of APC Enugu State; Major General Ugwu, rtd, Nigerian ambassador to Poland; Chief Sunday Eze, APC Chairman, Nkanu West; Hon. Fidelis Anyaogu (Onwa Nsukka); Barr. Jerry Ene, Former Council Chairman Nkanu West; and so many others.