Anambra Governorship Election: I’m anxious for your success – Buhari tells Andy Uba
Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari wishes the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in the November 6 election in Anambra state, Senator Andy Uba, best of luck, following his upcoming election.
According to the President, his anxious for his success.
“I am happy to formally welcome you. I certainly wish you the best of luck. I’m anxious for your success, and will closely fol
The candidate was accompanied to the event by the Chairman, Caretaker and Convention Planning Committee of the party and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, Governors Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, Yahaya Bello of Kogi, Hope Uzodinma of Imo, who is also Chairman, Campaign Council, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, and George Akume, Minister for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs.
According to reports, APC daily receives new entrants from Anambra State, citing the recent decamping of Senators Stella Oduah and Joy Emordi, adding that “Anambra is ripe for us, and we will work together for victory.”
In his remarks, Gov Uzodinma, as Chairman of the Campaign Council, assured the President that the message of the Party would be taken to the people of Anambra, “which will translate to victory for us in November.
He said: “Well, I was surprised at the endorsement of Mr. President and what he said to me today came from his heart.
“You know everybody was shocked at what he said, he said ‘I’ve been looking forward to seeing you, looking forward to working with you and I wish you well. I will be monitoring you and following you so that at the end Anambra will be APC state.’”
On going into the Anambra governorship election with his family that is divided between the APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uba revealed that Uzodimma was in discussion with the family on the issue.
The APC national caretaker chairman, Buni, in his remark told journalists that the APC is waxing strong in Anambra state with the recent defections from the APC.
“So, that tells you how ready we are and how APC is growing and waxing stronger in Anambra state and that’s how we are sure of victory come November 2021,” he said.
The Yobe state governor said efforts are on to settle the differences among members of the party that are still aggrieved, saying a that a committee has been set up for the purpose.