Home / News / Politics / 2019: Stakeholder wants female Imo governor
Rochas Okorocha - 2019: Stakeholder wants female Imo governor

2019: Stakeholder wants female Imo governor

Spread the love

By Agi Onda


President, African Legacy International, Mr. Innocent Ogu, has said Cynthia Uwaganandu Opurum, a native of Ishi Ogwa Autonomous Community in Mbaitolu local government area of Imo state, is capable of becoming the governor of the state in 2019, if given the mandate.
Speaking to newsmen at a press conference yesterday in Abuja, Ogu noted that it would not be out of place if a woman is given the opportunity to lead the state, having considered their ability to coordinate and maintain peace both in the house and in the society.
According to him, “The fact that one of the strong unions among others, the Imo State Women Progressive Union, has endorsed her as the gubernatorial candidate to be voted for to lead the people of the state in 2019 is a clear indication that she can bear that flag confidently.”
Ogu revealed that Opurum will perform excellently in the areas of agriculture and food security section, adding that she has proposed to champion agriculture and entrepreneurial driven economy in if she is given the mandate.
“She will also encourage people to invest heavily in agriculture in a large scale, because any administration that supports people to go into agriculture really means good for the people.
An excerpt from her manifesto said: “I am driven, devoted, selfless and I am not afraid of any challenges. Imo state is not for sale and a sane person does not need to brag with their personal resources as a reason why they can gain the vote of the people. Integrity is an asset to leadership and Imo state need someone that share in their pain to serve them and not someone that can threaten them with personal resources.”
He urged the good people of Imo in and in the Diaspora to rally round her, and give her the necessary support for her to lead the state in 2019 election, adding that, it is remarkable opportunity to have such a woman Governor with extraordinary leadership ability.

Spread the love

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



Check Also

buhari tinubu0 - APC reconciliation: Buhari’s aide urges members to embrace Tinubu

APC reconciliation: Buhari’s aide urges members to embrace Tinubu

Spread the loveTweetAbuja Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters, (House of Representatives), Hon. Suleiman Kawu Sumaila, has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to embrace the reconciliation moves by Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu. Tinubu was recently appointed by Buhari to engage and reconcile all aggrieved members of the party, and the aide had also cautioned party members not to sabotage the efforts. Speaking during a chat with journalists yesterday, Kawu said: “I welcome the development and commend the courage of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the love he has for Nigeria. He has sacrificed a lot for the party during formation, pre and post-elections period. Therefore, I believe he is the best person to handle the assignment of reconciling aggrieved members of the party. “The most important thing is for the members of the party to embrace this golden opportunity and join hands for proper reconciliation to take place. I urge members of the party to stop compounding issues and creating unnecessary atmosphere that may undermine the reconciliation process and make it difficult to achieve the desired results. Continuing, he said: “We should remember what Nigerians did to us by rejecting the ...