House of Representative hopeful for Orlu/ Orsu/ Oru- East Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Abuja, Mr. Edwin Okolie has enjoined the people of his area to celebrate the risen Christ this Easter period in truth and spirit so as to share in the blessings of the Lord, even while he felicitated with them.

He made this known while speaking to Journalists at the grand civic reception of Rt. Hon. Jones Chukwudi Onyereri, member representing Nkwerre/Njaba/¬Nwangele/Isu federal constituency at the House of Representative, Abuja which took place in Nkwerre over the weekend.

Mr. Okolie described Onyereri as an astute politician, even as he noted that the lawmaker has given the people of his area positive representation since he was elected in 2011, pointing out that someone like him should be considered to represent Orlu senatorial zone at the Senate come 2019.

Furthermore, Okolie said that the magnitude of people at the grand civic reception showed how immensely Onyereri’ s constituents love and cherish him, adding that the presence of friends and well-wishers outside his area was a clear indication also that he is a man of the people, who does not discriminate against anyone.

The Chief Executive Officer of Edizwine Bar, Port Harcourt used the opportunity and appealed to Orlu zone people to give Onyereri the backing to represent them at the Senate, stating it would be in their own interest.

Speaking further, Okolie who hails from Omuma in Oru -East LGA thanked all those who in one way or the other contributed to the successful hosting of the event, praying that God in his infinite mercy should replenish them over their good activities, stressing that their positive actions toward the occasion was revealed by the way things moved as planned.

Expectedly, he informed that Easter celebration is a time of self-reconciliation with God, stating the period was given to mankind through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ for the salvation of man, just as he urged the people of area to embrace the blessings that come with the Easter celebration by opening up their hearts and forgiving each other.