By Chukwudi Ndubeze
No fewer than 2,000 APC Stakeholders in Anambra East have declared their support for leading All Progressives Congress (APC) guber aspirant, Hon. Azuka Okwuosa, www.odogwublog.com reports.
The stakeholders were made up of the party executives at local government and ward levels. They said that their votes will count for the aspirant, agreeing in unison that the aspirant has what it takes to turnaround fortunes of Ndi Anambra if elected as next governor of the state.
Speaking while receiving the gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressive Congress in Otuocha, Monday, the Anambra East, APC Chairman, Mr. Ignatius Oraekie, said that Hon Okwuosa is a man of the people. He said the aspirant is well known within the APC party structure as a man who not only has the interest of the people but also the burden of the party at heart.
“He is rich and educated. He is a complete man who has everything to govern the state. He is very capable to lead the state and has shown that in his past records in the state.
The Nando born APC chieftain though declared that he is not personally endorsing any aspirant, he however restated that the overall support from his people is overwhelming, a clear indication that Okwuosa has a future with the people of the state.
Also Speaking, the Deputy APC State Women leader, Lady Mrs Nkechi Nnoli urged the women to support the aspirant to salvage the future of their children.
She charged them to vote according to their conscience and love for the progress of the state. She also urged align with the dream of the aspirant to secure future of the next generation.
“This project is for all of us and I urge women to stand up and support the good plans of Okwuosa.”
Also, Former ABS Managing Director, Sir Oseloka Offor, stated that Hon Azuka Okwuosa is God’s answer to Ndi Anambra. He said that Anambra state had yearned for leader whose quality is never in doubt and who he said will deliver dividends of democracy to the people.
Earlier, the stakeholders promised to lend their full support to positive aspirations of the candidate and called on the aspirants in the party who may want to foment trouble after the primary election to have a rethink and ensure that enmity do not crypt into the party after the party primary as witnessed in 2017 election.
Responding, the guber aspirant, Hon. Azuka Okwuosa acknowledged the massive support from the party faithful and promised to turn around fortunes of the people of the area with good governance.
The former Anambra state Commissioner for Works and Transport noted that the essence of the tour was to rob minds with the people of Anambra North and chart ways to move the state forward.
He reminded them that he is cognisant with problems people of the area faced in Obiano’s administration and assured that all their problems will be a thing of the past if elected as the next governor of the state.
He urged the stakeholders support his dream of lifting the state from its slumber, reminding them them that he is still the most qualified candidate to steady the ship of the state.