The leadership vaccum being experienced by the people of Anambra North senatorial District necessitated by poor representation in the National Assembly is a source of concern to well meaning individuals of the Area.

The senatorial Zone is not accorded it’s rightful share in the distribution of constituency projects by the federal lawmakers.The area seems to be playing second fiddle to the two other senatorial Zones in the state.

The emergence of Dr Tony Nwoye as labour party standard Bearer in the forthcoming senatorial Election to represent the Area came as a big relieve to the people of Anambra North.

This unassuming young medical Doctor with humble beginning has paid his dues as far as service to humanity is concern, having diligently and painstakingly identified with the down trodden in the society which earned Dr Nwoye the name the voice of the masses, because he feels the pains of his people and ready to address their needs, promising to take a new directon with a fresh approach to solving the problems of the people of Anambra North senatorial Zone.

The former House of Representatives member is favourable disposed at any given time to improve the lives of the poor even at the risk of his personal and political interest,as he has always demonstrated uncanny effort in political affairs.

The political career of Dr Nwoye started during his days as a medical student in University of Nigeria, leading to his being elected National president of National Association of Nigeria students, NANS,in 2003, thereafter elected the Assistant Secretary of PDP and substantive chairman of the party in 2006 at the young age of thirty-one.

The former students Union leader went ahead to record for his party a resounding victory in the state and the subsequent general Election.

In recognition of this great feat Dr Nwoye was elected to represent Anambra East and West in the House of Representatives 2015 To 2019.

As a member of the House committee on Health,he deployed his considerable Goodwill and political connection to attract many federal projects to Anambra state.

Notable among these projects is the ongoing extensive rehabilitation of the Onitsha- Enugu Expressway.

The former PDP chairman served the country meritoriously in various capacities among which is member of presidential committee against illegal arms and violent crimes in 2004, member National political reform conference in 2004 and a member of federal government committee on 2006 census exercise.

Dr Nwoye was the leader of Nigeria delegation to the world youth summit in Venezuela.

Any visit to Nsugbe in recent time will really acknowledged that the community is becoming the fastest growing semi-urban Town with the level of infrastructural development being put in place by Dr Nwoye.

He facilitated the construction of the Road from umuoba Anam through otuocha to Nzam entering Ibaji in Kogi state, the rehabilitation of Adani federal Road and construction of umuanaveli new site Road Eziagulu otu Aguleri.He attracted the lfite-Awkuzu and rehabilitation of iyiobo –ogwukwa Town Hall Road omor.

Dr Nwoye continued to attract development to Anambra North senatorial Zone even after completing his tenure as a federal legislator.

Virtually all Towns in the Senatorial zone were beneficiaries of road projects facilitated by Dr Nwoye including the construction of school buildings, street lights powered by solar energy, vocational training centers.
More than two hundred youths are presently enjoying the benevolence of the former House of Representatives member who secured jobs for them in federal government parastatals and federal universities.

Apart from locating infrastructural development in his area,he attracted projects to other parts of the state like st Anthony Catholic Church Road umudioka, construction of police zone nine Road ukpo and Dr Atanamuo Road ogidi.

Anambra North senatorial District with seven local government Areas namely Anambra East and West, onitsha North and South,oyi,Ayamelum and ogbaru.The senatorial slot rotates between omanbala region and onitsha/ogbaru axis and the present custodian of the position is from ogbaru /onitsha area doing her second term in office as she was elected since 2015.

In the interest of equity and fairness the people of omanbala are demanding that the next senator to emergence from the area should be a son of omanbala.

Dr Tony Nwoye having done well during his stay in the House of Representatives and still attracting dividends of democracy to his area after leaving office,the people of Anambra North are routing for him in the Senatorial election as a way of appreciating him for identifying with them.

Ifeakaolisa Egwuonwu.