Chairman of Transglobe Pharmaceutical Limited Chief Bath Eli alias Ichie Ozuligbo has called on the Igbo to get their PVCs, if they are serious of producing the next president of the country.
Chief Eli gave the advice at the 70th birthday ceremony of the Managing Director of Transglobe pharmaceutical Company limited Chief Jasper Opkalafulaku , Ikenga Awka-Etiti in Onitsha.
According to Chief Eli, PVC is very important in electoral process of the country , hence there is need for everybody to ensure he has one.
He said time has gone when the Igbo will stay in the comfort of their homes making predictions of who wins election without voting.
Ichie Ozuligbo further said that the Igbo in Nigeria are many and can produce a president of the country from any political party if they wish to do so.
According to Eli,the Igbo have great population in the country , but they need to work together as one.
He said that with every igboman having PVC, they can negotiate to produce the president of the country.
“We are not interested in the political process of the country , we don’t vote and many of us do not have PVC to vote and we still want to produce president of the country ” he said.
He called on the media to mount a serious campaign for the people to go out there and get their PVCs and be ready to vote at the election days.
The celebrant , chief jasper Opkalafulaku alias Ikenga Awka-Etiti commended the Anambra state Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ for coming to celebrate with him at his 70th birthday.
He commended the journalists for their good works in the state, noting that they are the mirror of the society .
He called on the media to defend the defenceless in the state , noting that without journalists ,the country would be in darkness.
” You ,the press have done well in the country , you exhume what is hidden for the public to know. You have exposed a lot evil committed by some individuals, without you the world is in darkness ” he said.
Speaking at the occasion, the chairman of NUJ,Anambra state council, Dr. Odogwu Emeka Odogwu, JP commended the celebrant for his immense contributions to the development of the state.
According to him, the NUJ is proud of him and what he is doing to create jobs for the youths in the state and the country.
He promised to partner his company for greater development in the state and Nigeria .