Ex-Army Chief, Ihejirika joins APC

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Ex-Army Chief, Ihejirika joins APC

Retired Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika, a former Chief of Army Staff has joined the All Progressives Congress in Abia State.

Ihejirika registered with the party in the ongoing registration and revalidation on Tuesday at Ezere Ward 2.

General Ihejirika said his coming into politics by joining the APC is to contribute to the progress of the party in the state and at the national level.

According to him, having served in the Army for almost 38 years, he has gathered sufficient experience to contribute to the democracy of the nation and the fortunes of the party.

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“I am delighted by the presence of the leader of the party in our state, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, to honour this event.

“Having served almost 38 years in the military, I am convinced that it will be a waste of experience for me to remain outside government activities.

“Thus is because I have a lot to offer and assure you all that I will operate an open-door policy. “I will also learn fast.

“My first goal is to unite the party.

“Unity is very important because if we are united, we can achieve all our goals for the state and the nation at large.”