The chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Abia state, Sir Onyebuchi Ememanka, on Tuesday, vowed he will not join issues with his precedessors as regarding the governance of the state.
He was speaking against the backdrops of a recent statements by the immediate past Governor of the state and the current representative of Abia central senatorial district in national assembly, Senator Theodore Orji.
AFRIPOST gathered Orji had advised Governor Ikpeazu not to drag him or his administration into the current face-off between him and the Nigerian Labour Congress over unpaid wage bills.
The former governor spoke through a release titled “carry your cross”, issued by his liaison officer, Ifeanyi Umere, made available to journalists in umuahia, the state capital.
Earlier while speaking on Tuesday, stated Ikpeazu is proudly carrying the cross of the governance of Abia state and will continue to carry it till his tenure ends.
According to the spokesman in his words, “secondly, and as a personal policy, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu will not join issues with any of his precedessors in office.
“For the almost eight years he has held as a governor, he has not engaged any of his precedessors in any kind of untoward exchange, even when it seemed politically expedient to do so.
“This policy is largely responsible for the socio-political stability we have enjoyed in Abia state since 2015.
“The governor intends to sustain this personal policy going forward.”
Ememanka added, “Governor okezie ikpeazu is of the view that as in all matters, history and posterity will, over time, put all things in proper perspective.”