Addressing the mammoth crowd prior to the prayer session, the leader of the group, Chief Eboni Ohiri disclosed that their reason for the visit was necessitated by the significant role played by Araraume which according to him changed the political equation of 2015 Imo Gubernatorial election that saw to the return of their son Okorocha as two time Governor.
He averred that Ideato people are known for paying back hence the visit. He further enjoined the Senator to remain supporting Okorocha while keeping his dreams alive.
In their separate remarks, two of APC stalwarts in the LGA , chief Godwin Opara and Sir Chika Uzomba opined that Araraume came to their rescue at the critical time of Imo guber as game changer and his contributions were felt by all and sundry especially from Okigwe zone that made the difference.
They revealed that the only way Ideato South can pay back to Araraume would be by standing behind him in every of his political endeavours. They however enjoined him to intimate the LGA whenever he would be ready to vie for any political position in the nearest future.
In his submission, Chief Okey Ikoro expressed gratitude to the people for coming out enmass to commend Araraume\’s contribution in 2015.
In his response, Senator Araraume described the visit as special and symbolic promised to work with them. \”Your visit is an emotional thing to me, Ideato South was the first to invite Destiny Organisation to be hosted in their LGA, I am proud of you\” he said.