Ahead of Anambra Gubernatorial election slated for November 6, 2021, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA, from the Southern part of the State, Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo has pronounced his desire to consolidate on the giant’s strides of Gov Willie Obiano in the State, applauding the incumbent APGA led government of excellent performance in the last seven years, Akelicious reports.
In a ceremony which held at Okija, weekend, party officials, government appointees and stakeholders reportedly pledged their support and solidarity to Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo for the APGA governorship ticket.
Nwankpo in his remarks, opined that the good works of Governor Obiano in the State was what motivated him to declare his aspiration, adding that he has the capacity to sustain the good governance and productive leadership championed by the APGA led government in the State.
According to him, people of Anambra State have witnessed a progressive rise since the inception of Governor Willie Obiano’s administration, stressing that the Anambra communities have enjoyed dividends of democracy in quantum measures, based on the performance of Governor Obiano.
On how he intends to face other strong aspirants from the party, Nwankpo stated that God gives power and the people of the state are better informed than before, hence, the people will vote for who they think can effectively represent them.
In his words, “I think I’m the best of the best. Experience I know is key in everything we do in life, as a result of this, my wealth of experience in the public and private sector would be put to bear and professionals would be consulted to execute some of the blue print I have to alleviate the fortunes for the State”.
Nwankpo who earlier played host to some APGA grassroots support groups, pleaded for peace in the party ahead of the primary election, noting that, if the party must sustain its traditional winning formula personal interest must be dropped for the common interest of the party come November 6, 2021.
In his speech, the APGA Grassroots Support Group Chairman, Hon. Onyeka Udeolisa thanked his party support groups leaders which comprises of 21 local government areas for their loyalty/support in redeeming the image of the APGA, warning that all personal interest must be dropped if the party must achieve its common goal in the forth coming election.
” We have decided to support one of the aspirants and today we are making it open that we are supporting Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo, such that our voice can be heard and we can together ensure the emergence of the most capable candidate who will present us with the best chance of winning the governorship election. We have assessed all the aspirants who have expressed interest to run for Anambra State governorship election and considered their manifestos, antecedents, and political history before giving the candidature of Nze Nwankpo a nod as the person we have chosen as the right candidate to fly the partys flag on November 6. We the members of Grassroots Support Forum of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, have endorsed the candidature of Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo, because he has a very rich political pedigree and has all the credentials to flag the common interest of ndi Anambra”, he stated.