Chairperson of the Anambra State Governorship Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Uche Ekwunife has called for cooperation of leaders and stakeholders of the party to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the November 6 election.
Ekwunife stated this on Sunday, during the official inauguration of the PDP Campaign Council in Awka, the state capital.
She described the governorship candidate, Valentine Ozugbo as product of divine providence, pledging her full support to his candidacy, just as she called on other members of the council to throw their weight on him.
She said, “The task ahead of us does not call for mere occupying of positions, rather, it is a call to service, so that Anambra State will maintain stable and effective leadership come 2022.
“This meeting is not only targeted at inaugurating SEC, it is also a platform for us to share and reflect on the Council’s Terms of Reference, and set preliminary timelines for setting up a formidable election management in 21 LGAs and 326 electoral Wards.
“No less is expected of us than our utmost best, which calls for dedication and commitment. More importantly, your demonstration of ingenuity, creativity, innovation and pro-activeness in the handling of both individual and group tasks shall provide the magic that will enable us overcome our opponents.
“Therefore, your conduct and performance must at all times reflect your sensitivity to the needs, for our candidate to emerge victorious come November 6, 2021.
Director General of the campaign organization, Dr. Alex Obiogbolu, thanked stakeholders of the part, as well as members of the campaign organization for their efforts towards uniting the party, as well as moving the party forward. He also called on supporters of the party to approach the forthcoming polls with sincerity and unity of purpose, so that the party would come out triumphantly come November 6, 2021. He further revealed that in few days to come, the party’s campaign council would be inaugurated in all the 21 LGAs and 326 wards in the state, for effective grassroots campaign.
In his remarks during the event, governorship candidate of the party, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, thanked the campaign council, particularly the chairman, and the entire party supporters for pledging their unalloyed support, promising not to disappoint.
He added, “I wouldn’t have wished for a better chairman and members of the council. Im convinced that God’s finger in this project would lead us government house. PDP is party to beat.
He called on aggrieved members to sheath their swords to ensure victory was guaranteed.
“We’ve spent much money, we can’t afford to spend more. We’ll have reasons to celebrate. Bring in the best of you. Let’s work as a team. For me, I’ll provide the leadership. Whatever needed, I’m ready to bring them to bear for the party’s victory, ” he stressed.