By Mazi Omife I Omife
Chief Akachukwu S. Nwankpo, (Oputaifeadi KSJI, LLB) the leading aspirants for Anambra South Senatorial seat in the coming election, is the man Anambra South senatorial zone needs in the Senate.
Akachukwu has intimidating educational qualifications and long experience in politics and public service,. His vision and programme of action for Anambra South senatorial zone shows a grassroots politician with the community as his primary focus.
One of the highlights of Nze Akachukwu’s vision is the plan to make every community in Anambra South down to every umunna in the community to feel the impact of his representation.
Nze Akachukwu believes you cannot represent people you do not know so he began three years ago to painstakingly research and document every single kindred (umunna) in every community in Anambra South senatorial zone, with names and contacts of the leaders of each of the kindreds.
This amazing feat has gained him the nickname. of SENATOR UMUNNA among all persons aware of this innovation.
With this research and documentation, Akachukwu asserts that he is well prepared for innovative Senate representation that will deliver direct messages, information and dividends of democracy to every UMUNNA MEETING in Anambra South.
Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo’s capacity for working with ANAMBRA South communities was demonstrated at Ekwuluobia Township Stadium on the 16th day of November 2019 when he co- sponsored and personally worked with Anambra South Traditional Rulers Forum to organize an All Anambra South New Yam Festival (Iri-ji) attended by Leaders and members of over 70 communities in Anambra South.
Overwhelmed and happy, the Anambra South Traditional Rulers Forum under the Leadership of Igwe Nwafor Orizu 111 of Nnewi conferred on him with the First Ever Anambra South Public Service Award. For the communities of Anambra South, Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo who worked very hard to drive the zoning of The just concluded ANAMBRA Governorship to ANAMBRA South is the warrior ANAMBRA South needs to fight for her benefits in the Nigerian Senate. Now that Akachukwu is cleared to run for Senate in APGA, Anambra South must work together to make Akachukwu Senator and open a new era of great innovation in representing our people.