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Anambra Election: Jonathan, Governors, others storm Obaze’s rally, campaign for him

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2023 Presidency: PDP Leaders Turn To Former President Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan, PDP governors campaign for Obaze.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday, at the grand finale of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rally in Onitsha, Anambra State, urged the people of the state to ensure they cast their vote for the flag bearer of the party, Oseloka Obaze, at the Saturday’s poll to ensure Igbos’ marginalization come to an end.

Naija News gathered that Jonathan led governors of Rivers, Delta, Abia, Ebonyi, Ondo, Taraba, Gombe and Deputy governor of Akwa Ibom states as well as former governor of Ogun state Otunba Gbenga Daniel to the rally.

Jonathan said, “PDP is the real party that can lead Anambra to the promised land, founding father of PDP is from Anambra which is Dr. Alex Ekwueme and PDP has more population in the country. PDP will bring development to Anambra state.

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“We will encourage enterprise, Obaze will encourage enterprise in Anambra. You must not make mistake on Saturday, vote for Obaze. You need somebody that can have a voice and represent you well when they go to Abuja, you need first eleven when you go to Abuja to defend the interest of Anambra state.

“We need somebody that will protect the interest of Anambra people, somebody to protect the interest of Igbo. We don’t want any situation Igbo will complain of marginalization, it will depend on people you send there and then governors and people we send there.

“We need somebody that will encourage the enterprise and business who has the connection oversea to attract foreign partners to the state and that person is Obaze,” he stated.

A former Governor of the state, Peter Obi said Obiano was a mistake which the people of Anambra should rectify at the Saturday’s election by booting him out of office.

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“He should tell us what happened to N75 billion left in the state account and N192 million allocation. Obiano said there is no need of saving money, he sold Anambra state house in Lagos state, let’s vote him out”, he said.

Other governors also encourged the people of the state to cast their votes for PDP candidate in order to end hunger and hardship in the land.

“You should protect your vote, don’t allow them to intimidate you, PDP is the answer and has a better candidate that should be supported to end impunity and hunger in the land”, they said.

Source: Naija News

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