Abuja : After over four years of drama and tension, Chief Barr. Ifeanyichukwu Obasi-Nweze was elected as President, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, FCT Abuja chapter on Friday, 3rd September, 2021.
At the election held at B&T Event Centre, Army Post Service Resettlement Estate, Kurudu, Abuja, the astute lawyer from Uburu, Ebonyi State emerged in a tsunami victory, scoring 179 votes as opposed to his opponent, Mr Canice Chidimma Nweke from Ikwo, Ebonyi State who mustered 13 votes, based on the results declared by Chief Enoch Onwudiwe, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee.
The election marked the end of several high wired political maneuvres and legal action.
Barr Obasi, fondly referred to by his admirers as “Muo” was immediately sworn into office alongside his Executives.
The new Executives are expected to formally assume office on Igbo Day, September 29, 2021 when the hand over ceremony bringing to end the administration of his predecessor, the dynamic Mazi Odozi Nwodozi from Agbor, Delta State shall hold.