I will not be a distraction to any elected political office holder in Abia, says speaker Orji



The former Speaker of the
Abia State House of Assembly,Rt Hon.Chinedum Orji, has said he will not distract any political office holder in the state from fullfilling their campaign promises.

He said he has refrained from making public statements that will heat up the polity and reiterated his commitment to integrity and transparency in government.

He pointed out he is ready to come and render his stewardship as the former Speaker Abia State House of Assembly when ask to do so be relevant authorities.

Orji who made this known during a courtesy visit by a selected members of Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria(OMPAN) in his Umuahia country home on Sunday, stated that he has decided not to be a distraction to whosoever that is elected in Abia State,while OMPAN commending for contributing to the success of his tenure as a Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly.

The former speaker expressed appreciation to OMPAN members for supporting him to succeed as the Speaker of Abia House of Assembly, he vowed that he would never be a distraction to any elected political office holder in Abia State

He further challenged OMPAN members to build their various platforms so as to be able to make money from it which will enable them handle some of their bills.

His words,” I have refrain from making public statements. I do not want to heat up the polity”.

“I am not interested in distracting anyone, when it is time for politics,I Chinedu Orji will play it. I will not be a party to any confusion in the State. Whatever anybody promised during political campaigns ,he or she should do that to the people.

“If anyone wants me to come and show my stewardship,I will come and do it” he said.

Earlier,the Chairman of OMPAN and leader of the delegation,Chief Promise Uzoma Okoro noted that when Rt Hon Chinedum Orji was the Speaker, he worked closely with OMPAN and” we want to appreciate him for opening his doors for us.

He also said OMPAN decided to pay him courtesy visit to interface with him on the area of information and communication.