Farmers in Abia State have unanimously given their nod to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in the state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, reports NaijaAgroNet.
In a communiqué issued after a stakeholders meeting under the guidance of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (ALFAN) Abia State Chapter in conjunction with Youths in Agriculture Programme (YEAP) the chairman of ALFAN, Chief Dunlop Okoro disclosed to NaijaAgroNet their resolve of the farmers to give their backing to Ikpeazu.
He noted that farmers make up high percentage of the voting population in Abia State, saying that apart from supporting Ikpeazu, the farmers will vote for Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and all PDP candidates in the state.
Also speaking on the occasion was the coordinator of Youths in Agriculture Programme, Mr. Obinna Ndukwe Ibiam, who said that of all the governorship candidates in Abia, Dr.Ikpeazu has more articulated ideas in his manifesto which includes plan for agricultural development in Abia State
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