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Emir Sanusi, Datti, Ebitu Ukiwe, Orji, Amaechi, Abure, others attend Otti’s inauguration * Ikpeazu absent

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Emir Sanusi, Datti, Ebitu Ukiwe, Orji, Amaechi, Abure, others attend Otti’s inauguration

* Ikpeazu absent

By Steve Oko

Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, was among the dignitaries that graced the inauguration of Gov. Alex Otti, Monday at the Umuahia Township Stadium.

Otti flanked by wife, Priscilla; and Deputy, Emetu

This is as the immediate-past Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, was nowhere to be sighted at the glamorous ceremony massively attended by Abians from across the country.

The mammoth crowd of Abians defied the early morning showers to register their presence at the event.

Umuahia Township Stadium, venue of the inauguration was filled to its full capacity.

Some of the eminent personalities on the roll call included former Chief of Defense Staff, Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe (rtd); Peter Obi’s running mate, Yusuf Ahmed- Datti; former Central Bank Governor and Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi; and the former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Chubuike Amaechi.

Others were the National Chairman of Labour Party, Julius Abure; former Governor of Old Imo State, General Ike Nwachukwu (rtd); former Abia Governor, Theodore Orji and his wife, Odochi.

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Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe representing Abia South; Senator- elect for Anambra Central, Victor Ume ; presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa; and the Imo governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Senator Attan Achonu, also graced the occasion.

All six House of Representatives-elect of Labour Party in the state, and 10 State House of Assembly members-elect as well as party faithful were all present.

Otti attended the inauguration with his wife, Mrs Priscilla Otti; and Deputy, Ikechukwu Emetu , among retinue of friends and well wishers.

All the roads leading to the stadium were completely locked down as traffic to and fro the venue was very hectic.

Surveillance jet was busy hovering over the venue and providing glamour to the ceremony to the cheering ovation of the enthusiastic crowd.


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