Ondo State Governor's Wife Declares Interest in Imo Senatorial Seat
The wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu- Akeredolu, yesterday, officially declared her interest to represent Imo East Senatorial District (Owerri zone) in the Senate in 2023.
Betty who is fondly called Ada Owerri, which is her traditional chieftaincy title, made the declaration, yesterday, while addressing members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Imo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Owerri.
According to her, her aspiration to represent his pre-marital zone in the Senate was gingered by the need to address the gross under-development and infrastructural deficit in her maiden home of Emeabiam in Owerri West local council and the other eight local councils that make up the zone.
She regretted that successive administrations had neglected the zone, commending the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for approving the construction of a five-kilometre road in her area.
Her words: “I am running for Senate to represent Imo East Senatorial Zone. There is nothing wrong in that other than to change the narratives of power in the zone.
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