As gubernatorial race to Anambra Government House hots up, a prominent aspirant and an incumbent Senator, Andy Uba, representing Anambra South has vowed to defeat incumbent governor Willie Obiano in the November 2017 governorship election in the state.
Sen. Uba, who is running on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) told his supporters during a sensitization tour of the local government areas that Obiano’s time in Government House is fast coming to an end.
He however, expressed confidence that he will clinch the party’s ticket in the primaries.
“Anambra state needs someone like me who has resources and connection to turn things around and bring federal presence, employment and infrastructure to the state”, he said.
He assured the leadership of the party in the state of his maximum support and assistance that will enable them carry out their various duties.
He said that he had exemplified his commitment to the state with the donation of 24 vehicles to all the local government areas in the state, party chairmen and bags of rice with cash support to party faithful.
At the Onitsha North local government, a member of the House of Representatives, Hon Linda Ikpeazu, asked the people to give maximum support to Senator Uba.
She described the senator as determined and generous representative, recalling how he attracted employment to Anambra indigenes during the Obasanjo administration.
At Ogidi, Idemili North Local government area and Ojoto Idemili South local government area, the governorship aspirant pledged that his administration will be all inclusive, devoid of discrimination and marginalization for the benefit of all.
In his vote of thanks, the zonal leader of the party in Anambra North senatorial zone assured Uba of maximum support during the primary election.
He expressed confidence that the senator would emerge at the primary election and go on to win the governorship election.
The local governments visited are, Anambra West, Anambra East, Oyi and Anaocha local government areas. Other local governments visited are Idemili North and South local governments and Onitsha North and South.