Governor Obiano optimistic of APGA victory in Anambra governorship election
BY SUNNY A. DAVID
The Governor of Anambra State Dr. Willie Obiano has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA), candidate for the November sixth, Anambra State gubernatorial election, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, will win up to ninety percent of votes in the election because of the, immense popularity of his nomination among Nigerians who want the best for the Country, starting with Anambra State.
Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr. C-Don Adinuba who disclosed this during a media briefing in Awka quotes Governor Obiano as saying that even opposition parties in the State, and their leaders across the Nation, are among the Nigerians who have been congratulating the people of Anambra State on Professor Soludo’s emergence as the APGA gubernatorial candidate.
According to Governor Obiano the popularity of the choice of Professor Soludo, is comparable to such developments as the landing of three aircraft on Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport on April thirtieth, 2021, fifteen months after work began on the international airport built without borrowing from any bank and without owing the contactors.
Governor Obiano said that congratulatory messages, have been coming from development partners, the organized private sector, Church leaders, Clerics, Market union leaders, professional associations, the organized labour, among others on the nomination of Professor Soludo as APGA candidate for the November sixth Anambra State gubernatorial election.
Meanwhile, the running mate to Professor Chukwuma Soludo who is the APGA candidate for the November sixth Governorship election in Anambra State Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim has thanked the party for the confidence reposed in him by the nomination.
Speaking to our correspondent on his nomination as APGA running mate for the Governorship election in Anambra State, Dr. Ibezim maintained that his loyalty to the Party leadership will never be compromised.
He expressed the hope that Prof. Soludo and Dr. Ibezim ticket will no doubt cruise APGA to victory in the forthcoming Governorship election in Anambra State.
Dr. Ibezim who currently is the Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Indigenous Medicine and herbal practice and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Anambra State Oxygen Production plant charged APGA faithful to close ranks and work towards delivering the party in the forthcoming Governorship election.
The Running Mate reassured of working in synergy with Professor Chukwuma Soludo in consolidating the achievements of Governor Willie Obiano in Anambra State especially in the areas of bringing even development across the State.
Dr. Ibezim used the opportunity to commend the Chairman Board of Trustees of APGA Governor Willie Obiano and National Chairman of the party Dr Victor Oye, as well as the State Chairman Sir Norbert Obi for conducting a free and fair APGA primaries that produced his Principal Professor Chukwuma Soludo as the party’s standard bearer.
The Running Mate to Professor Soludo hails from Mbaukwu in Awka South Local Government Area under the Anambra Central Senatorial District while Professor Soludo is from Isuofia in Aguata Local Government Area under Anambra South Senatorial District where APGA zoned the Governorship seat.