Candidate of the Accord Party in the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, Dr Godwin Maduka has expressed confidence of his party wrestling power from the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) at the poll.
He said he was expecting votes from members of his former party, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) to win.
Addressing a press conference at his campaign office in Awka, the State capital, Maduka who contested the primary under the PDP, said he left his former party following its unseriousness and manner the party conducted its primary.
He alleged that the delegates list was altered three times in the middle of the game, insisting that was took place during the primary was selection not election.
He said, “I have lots of friends in PDP. I can guarantee you that come November 6, most of them are going to cast their votes for me, that’s I’m confident of.
“Not only PDP, I was APGA sympathizer. Even the governor is my friend. There’s politics and there’s friendship. I have lots of people in APGA that are going to vote for me. They don’t need to decamp from their parties to do that.”
The Accord guber hopeful listed social welfare, security, women empowerment, trade and investment as well as employment as major sectors he would address in his early days as the governor of the State.
“I’ll also address the issue of medical tourism and make Anambra State a tourist medical center as many quality medical practitioners who have gone outside the country for greener pastures will be encouraged to return home,” Maduka stressed.
Earlier, State chairman of Accord, Prince Bartho Igwedibia said the candidature of the party’s standard bearer was an opportunity for the party to take over Government House.
He said that the party has quality men and women as well as structure in all the nooks and crannies of the state who have the capacity to deliver the governorship candidate.
He solicited the support of the campaign organization for the party to actualize its dream.