Ahead of the Imo governorship election slated for November 11, 2023, presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter obi has implored the people of Imo to come out en mass and vote Senator Anthan Achonu as the next governor of the state.
Obi, while speaking recently at at the flag off of the party’s campaigns for the poll, stated that Achonu as the only governorship candidate of the party in Imo State and Julius Abure, as the only dully recognized and authentic national chairman of the party.
He highlighted that the process that produced Achonu as the party’s governorship candidate in the state was credible.
“Abure is the national chairman of our party. We don’t have another chairman. LP will win Imo state,” Obi announced.
“Athan Achonu is the only candidate of the party and he is the best in Imo State. I am happy nobody has changed the process. I believe in process.
“LP wants to change Nigeria; we are asking Nigeria for the opportunity. Give us chance in Nigeria, there would be change. In Abia State today there is hope, that is what is called governance.
“I believe in process. Achonu emerged through the right process. Vote for LP and things will start happening.”
Citing Abia which the party controls as a product of good governance, Obi said the people of the state now have hope and are witnessing good governance.
On his part, the governor of Abia, Alex Otti, said he was the chairman of the panel that conducted the primary election that produced Achonu as the governorship candidate of LP in the state.
He urged the people of the state to vote for Achonu, and said that he was not even up to 100 days in office and good things are already happening in the state.
After receiving the party’s flag, Achonu promised to fix the state if he wins the governorship election.
Achonu said that on assumption of office as the next governor of the state, he would conduct local government election, fix the roads and the electricity, end insecurity and ensure that the civil servants and pensioners are promptly paid.