Dr Kenneth Ugbala, the Secretary to Ebonyi State government and Coordinating Commissioner has resigned.
Ugbala on Thursday resigned from his office and declared his intention to represent Ebonyi Central senatorial zone at the national assembly.
The former SSG, disclosed this to journalist in Abakaliki, shortly after a closed-door meeting with Stanley Okoro Emegha, the state chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, Ebonyi State,
It was gathered that Ugbala before his resignation had the interest to contest for governor but later changed his mind to go for senate.
He said, “I’m here to consult with the State Working Committee of our party and seek their approval and support, to run for Senate, come 2022/2023 for Ebonyi Central Senatorial District.
”You know a political party is a platform through which you can come into leadership. And before any step is taken, it’s necessary to consult with the party leadership and seek their approval. That’s why I’m here,” he said.
Ugbala, served as Senior Special Assistant, SSA, and also as a Commissioner under Governor David Umahi’s administration, before he was appointed the Secretary to State Government.
“I’m contesting to contribute my quota for efficient and effective representation and ensure accountability, and to join hands with other leaders that the State is enthroning, come 2023, to make sure we build and expand on what the present Governor has done.” he said
“I offer myself for this service for the interest of the masses.”
On his resignation, Mr Ugbala, said he had the full knowledge of the new Electoral Law and had taken all necessary steps to obey it, including tendering his resignation letter to the appropriate authority.