The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party and the face of the New Nigeria Movement Peter Obi, has visited Abia State and met with Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.
Obi met with Governor Ikpeazu on Saturday at the governor’s country home in Umuobiakwa, Obingwa Local Government Area.
Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Onyebuchi Ememanka, said in a statement that both men met in the morning.
He said the former Anambra State governor was in the state to attend an event at the Mater Dei Catholic Cathedral in Umuahia and he informed Governor Ikpeazu that he had to meet with him in line with official courtesies and protocols before proceeding to the event.
The statement said, “They discussed a wide range of issues ranging from security, economy and politics. They also had a private breakfast session.
“Governor Ikpeazu presented him with a Souvenir bag containing the first ever Abia State Long Term Development Plan and the Abia State Industrial Policy which was presented to the Governor yesterday by ECOWAS Representative at the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.”
At the Cathedral, Obi interacted with members of the congregation, among other activities.