The Community Hall of the Umuakpaeme Item Community, reconstructed by Hon. Charles Chinomso Uka the member representing Item Ward-C in Bende legislative Council has been commissioned by Dr. Cosmos Ndukwe the former Deputy Speaker in Abia State Assembly, Chief of Staff at Government House and a Presidential Aspirant in the 2023 elections.
Performing the commissioning, Dr Cosmos Ndukwe expressed gratitude that the Councillor who represents his ward is towing the path to greatness through community service and bringing dividends of democracy to the grassroots. He equally thanked the good people of Umuakpaeme ltem and Item Ward C for supporting the Councillor during and after Abia state 2020 local government election and assured them that the legislator being one of the young leaders he mentored shall continue to represent well and bring back more dividend of democracy to them .
Speaking at the event the Executive Chairman Bende Local Government Chief Emmanuel Onwuchekwa lauded the young legislator for such gigantic Project as a Councillor commending him for making some savings from his monthly salary for the execution of the Project and prayed God to replenish him and give him more wisdom, strength to continue his good work ..
He described the Councillor representing Item Ward C, Charles Uka, as one of the best Councillors in Bende and further noted the immense contributions of the Councillor to the current legislative Council of the local government. He admitted that he doubted the capacity of this young legislator even as an aspirant in 2020 local government but today the councillor has proven his mettle to the surprise and joy of everyone, by demonstrating capacity , competence humility and charismatic representation of his constituents and charged Councillors and young leaders to emulate Hon. Charles Chinomso Uka
In his appreciation message Hon. Charles Chinomso Uka thanked Dr Cosmos Ndukwe for his tremendous support before and during the local government election that led to his emergence as Councillor and he pledged to continue to toe the path of the former deputy Speaker Abia house of Assembly.
He extended his appreciation to Commissioner in ASOPADEC, Hon. Orji Udeagha, Bende Council Chairman Hon. Emmanuel Onwuchekwa , Hon. Chijioke Chukwu who is Founder Ogwuanyim Foundation, the LGA Coordinator Uche Ndi Abia Campaign and former Commissioner, Dr. Hagler Okorie, Chief Whip of Bende legislative chamber Hon. Darlington Uzomba, Hon. Promise ikedieze of Uzuakoli Ward A and other fellow Councillors ( Member representing Uzuakoli ward A, Advisers and Assistants to The Executive Governor Of Abia State, and P.D.P Party Chairman Item Ward C Chief Eke Okoye, Party faithfuls, Members of Uche Ndi Abia campaign Organization in Item Ward C, the Chiefs, the Elders, the Leaders, the Women and youths of Mbagbo Item ward c, and people of Umuakpaeme Autonomous Community who trooped out in their numbers in solidarity.
It will be recalled that Councillor Charles Chionoso Uka had previously donated a large generator to the Health Centre in Item.