Fidelity bank banner Camano banner
Nollywood star Yul Edochie promises better life for Anambra people if elected Governor

By Ifeoma Okafor, Awka on 18/10/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 963

•Anambra DCP governorship candidate Yul Edochie
•Anambra DCP governorship candidate Yul Edochie

The governorship candidate of the Democratic People’s Congress (DCP), Yul Edochie, on Tuesday at Umunnachi, Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State promised to put smile on the faces of the people of the state if he wins the November 18, governorship election.

Edochie, who is a notable Nollywood actor, made the statement in Awka during the presentation of his running mate, Emeka Okonkwo, saying that he will give people joy by replicating the excitement people get watching his numerous film clips.

His words: “I have made a lot of people happy through my films; if elected, I will leave the movie industry for governance to make the people more happier.

“For many years, we have been told that youths are the future leaders. I am here to serve as that youthful leader, who is ready to bring about positive change for the people.”

While recognising the role played by the older people, who according to him had done well, the actor noted that the youths have come on stage to ensure the needed change for the purpose of growth and development of the state.

Furthermore he said: “There is hardship and hunger in the state and so, our first job will be to ensure food for all and we shall have a committee set up to tackle major challenges in various communities.

“Our government if elected, promises to engage more youths in meaningful employment in various sectors, especially in the entertainment industry through the siting of a Nollywood village in the state.”

Edochie however, expressed concern over the marginalisation of youths and the need for them to be actively involved in politics.

In his speech, Edochie’s running mate, Emeka Okonkwo, solicited for the votes of the electorate, saying that they were aware of the  problems existing promising  that they we will tackle them if they win.

Source News Express

Posted 18/10/2017 11:26:54 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Joshua knocks out Klitschco to win 3 world...

2019: Group says Buhari’s defeat by Atiku in...

Obiano floors Ngige, others at Appeal Court

US Senate confirms Judge Kavanaugh for Supreme Court...

12 reported killed in fresh attack on Southern...

Buhari laments turnout of events in Burkina Faso...

Ebonyi State builds additional fertilizer plant as demand...

Senate President David Mark escapes death as gunmen...

Troops ambush, kill Boko Haram suicide bomber

Reps Minority Leader down with stroke, flown abroad...

Court fixes Feb. 6 to continue suit seeking...

Lagos launches free adult education programme, targets 100...

 

Latest News Manchester United sack Mourinho BREAKING: Police barricade National Assembly entrance Buhari no longer in charge — Secondus •Declares 2019 year of liberation for Nigeria 9 soldiers face court martial over indiscipline Travel ban: FG submits names of 39 alleged treasury looters to Immigration Pandemonium in Ekiti as lunatic chases teachers, pupils with stones 2019: Tinubu eyes 3m votes for Buhari in Lagos Police ban pasting of campaign posters at night EFCC arraigns fake prophet, doctor for alleged N2.4m fraud How oil companies evade taxes, royalties in Nigeria Kaduna attack: Troops take over Jema’a LGA Ayade grants amnesty to dreaded Bakassi militants

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (431,187 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (395,598 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (328,448 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (282,738 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (248,474 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,560 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (212,560 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,777 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (180,274 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,821 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,617 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (154,048 views)

 

CBN banner Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,889) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (974) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (681) Global Business Monitor (313) International (2,842) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (147) Maggie's Blog (74) News (41,546) Opinion (1,154) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,225) Religion (920) Sports (1,828) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera