From Isaac Ojo
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership in Anambra State has declared total support for the party’s flag-bearer for the governorship election in the state, Valentine Ozigbo.
The party leadership and other stakeholders made this known when they were hosted by the PDP standard bearer in November 6 election at Grand East Hotel Awka.
The Anambra State Chairman of PDP, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, said that PDP is prepared for the governorship campaign, urging party leaders, stakeholders, and members at all levels to work for Ozigbo’s success at the poll.
“I want to reassure Ndi Anambra, particularly our party leadership and followership, of our determination to join forces with the candidate of our party in the person of Mr Valentine Ozigbo to ensure victory come November 6.
“Ozigbo has our collective support, and we will work with him to win the governorship election.” He said.
Chief Nwobu seized the opportunity to assure party members that the PDP family in Anambra is united more than ever and ready for a successful outing at the polls.
“I thank the Board of Trustees (BoT), National Working Committee (NWC), and National Executive Committee (NEC), members and other leaders of the party, and we urge them to rally around the party’s candidate to drum up support for Ozigbo,” Nwobu added.
The PDP flag bearer, Mr Valentine Ozigbo in his remark said that he was excited at the unanimous endorsement from the party’s leadership, stating that a united PDP will be unbeatable at the election.
“The PDP is the most popular party in Anambra State, and this year’s election presents the best opportunity for us to deliver true dividends of democracy to Ndi Anambra,” Ozigbo said.
Ozigbo, who is the immediate past President and Group CEO of Transcorp Plc, expressed readiness to work with the party structure at all levels to ensure synergy during the campaigns.
“We are set to launch a robust campaign that will reach people at the grassroots. We will run an issue-based campaign that will cater to the immediate needs of Ndi Anambra.”
“Since I emerged as the party’s candidate, we have embarked on wide consultations to ensure that the PDP presents a united front and I am encouraged by the broad acceptance that my candidacy has received within and outside the PDP,” Ozigbo added.