In preparation for the the 2023 general elections, a pressure group in Enugu State, Enugu West Renaissance Movement (Ise N’Ime Otu) has warned politicians aspiring for political office in the region.
The Ise N’Ime Otu group made up of people of different professions, at a press briefing, said the 2023 elections would not be business as usual as every politician desirous of any position would be placed on the table.
The groups covener Comrade Eneiga FPI, spoke alongside Barr. Peter Aja noting that the time had come for politicians to be held accountable to the citizens.
The press brief was also co-signed by Ifesinachi Akim, National Secretary and Waziri Odinaka, Head of Operations of the group.
Speaking on the group’s vision they noted that it was disposed towards supporting the policies and programmes of the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led administration in the zone, Eneiga said any politician who failed to meet the aspirations of the people should forget 2023.
He further said that the group had resolved to “spare no resources or efforts to restore the dignity of our people and enthrone a new culture of competence, accountability, stewardship, responsibility, responsiveness and efficient representation.”
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“To mobilize the masses of our people, especially the women and youths to be appraised and support the policies of the State government.”
“To establish and institutionalize competence, accountability, positive stewardship and people’s welfare as non-negotiable priority in Enugu West.”
“To give effect and operationalize the recall process for ineffective elected persons in the zone going forward.”
Aja noted that the coming together of the group was not to attack anybody, stressing “it is for the interest of the generality of the people of Enugu West.”
“Ours is not a selfish organization, we are not looking for food, but how to make things better. We can no longer stand on the fence.