Posted by News Express | 8 November 2018 | 872 times
A political group in Anambra state under the auspices of Atiku/Obi vanguard for good governance have stated their readiness to mobilise no fewer than 2million electorates across the 21 local government Area of the state to vote for the candidacy of former Nigeria Vice President and the flag bearer of the People Democratic party PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate Mr Peter Obi for the 2019 presidential election.
The Anambra State Coordinator of the group, Chief Engr Fidelis Ochili, who made the position of the group known during a stakeholder meeting held at Prince Paradise hotel Awka, the Anambra State capital on Wednesday, noted that the resolve of the group was predicated on the superlative performance of the duo of the PDP candidate and his running mate noting that it could only be beneficial for the people of the south-east to join millions of other regions across the nation in drumming support for them.
He noted further that Anambra State citizens were appreciative of Mr Peter Obi magnanimity in the development of the state during his reign as the Executive Governor of the State.
Chief Ochili, also praised Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for his efforts at exposing Nigerians into true federalism and business-friendly country to International communities under President Olusegun Obasanjo Administration between 1999-2007, as a Vice President of the country, adding that if given the opportunity come February 16, 2019, he would transform the country for better.
He stated that the aims and objectives of the group is to organise, mobilise and package Ndi-Anambra across the 21 Council Areas of the state to support, work and promote the rescue agenda of Atiku/Obi Presidency.
To achieve the objectives, the coordinator said there must be unity of purpose, focus and sincerity of heart by members. He advised that to realise the dream, members must have their permanent voter cards to perform their civic responsibility during the election.
•Excerpted from a Tribune report
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