Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has consistently advised members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to support a governorship aspirant, who is ready to transform the State and take it to greater heights.
Obi, who has been on tour of the 21 local government areas in the State, ahead of the party's governorship primary, in his remarks at Orumba South and North LGAs, the Political stronghold Dr.Godwin Maduka, a governorship aspirant, said only an aspirant capable of leading the PDP to a resounding victory in the governorship election should be supported by party faithful, to become the party's flagbearer.
Obi is hugely admired in Anambra State for his sterling leadership and impressive style of governance, when he governed Anambra State for eight years.
This earned him several accolades and recognition from the people, who honoured him with the title of *Okwute Ndi Igbo*
Political observers who closely monitored Peter Obi's recent remarks at Dr. Maduka's strongholds, contend that the former Governor may be impressed with his candidature, who has clearly emerged as a leading contender for the governorship ticket of the PDP.
They further argued that Dr. Maduka fits into Peter Obi's description.
Speaking further at the event, Obi was full of praise for Ndi Orumba and Aguata and thanked immensely for according him a beffitting reception on his arrival.
The tour by Peter Obi, is in line with steps to rejig the PDP in the State by reaching out and interfacing with stakeholders and party faithful, to ascertain their challenges with the intention of solving them.
Some party faithful who witnessed the former Governor's visit, say that Obi is a man whose words and advise would be of immense benefit to the party, and inspiration to party members.
Chief Vitalis Okechukwu, a PDP stalwart in Orumba LGA who witnessed the event said "Obi is a man of exceptional character. For him to tell us, here in Orumba, the home of Dr. Maduka, that we should look for a credible aspirant capable to win the guber election for the PDP, shows that he has confidence on Orumba and Aguata people that they will make the choice for a governorship aspirant to lead us to victory
Content created and supplied by: Tatafonaija (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More