Indigenes of Anambra in Delta State have hosted and endorsed the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) governorship candidate, Mr Valentine Ozigbo ahead of the state election scheduled for Nov. 6.
Speaking during the hosting in Asaba, Delta State Tuesday, various town unions, political groups, associations and Igbo associations collectively said Ozigbo has the capacity to transform the state as one of the best in Africa.
The President-General of Anambra state town unions in Delta, Mr. Victor Mbanefo said ” we are not a partisan association, our state is in a total mess, we need somebody who will redeem the image of the state, that is why we broke the protocol of our policy to take this bold step.
Accoding to him, Ozigbo is capable to transform the city into one of the best in Africa and in the world in general. He has travelled round, he has the capacity, he might look young, but what is in his mind is beyond his age.
“What we need now in leadership is a digital age which he is, his coming to Asaba shows that he need people and he want to work for people.
President General charged electorates to vote against fatherism and people who want to take Anambra state by fire by force.
The state coordinator, Prince Charles Okoye said “we have decided to throw out weight behind him because his competence and humility.
Mr. Okoye said that the hosting and endorsement is deliberate. He is man of integrity and the best material that take Anambra state to an enviable height.
The governorship hopeful, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo who expressed happiness said we are coming ready and prepared.
“We are taking our campaign to grassroots, we embarking in door to door where people will begin to understand fully the intricacies of our manifesto.
“If the victory is ours, we are still going to start delivery from day one, we will not tell stories. In terms of character, competence, capacity and compassion, we are one. In terms of quality delivery, content, we are one”, he said.
“I am coming into being by His grace not just as Governor of Anambra, but the governor that Igbo nation will be proud of, because I will speak the mind of of Igbos.
“People know that I mean for Anambra. People who have spoken eloquently in the past have failed, the actionable steps we want to take will make Anambra proud.”
He said some persons are coming to use Anambra resources to settle their debt and not for the interest of the people.