The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Anambra State has urged the people of the state to repeat the experience of Ondo state by voting massively for the party in the next year’s governorship election.
The State Publicity Secretary of the party, Okelo Madukaife gave the advice in a statement, calling on the citizenry to give the South East gateway a chance to benefit from those in Ondo and other states, whose wise choice offered opportunities for the practical programs of APC to take root in their lands.
Congratulating the governor of the state,
Rotimi Akeredolu for his victory at the poll, the party urged him to continue to place the interest of the people foremost in all future strides of his government.
The statement read, “Our dynamic chapter of the great APC congratulate H.E Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, Governor of Ondo State and candidate of APC in the gubernatorial election of, Saturday October 10, 2020 on his resounding victory at the polls.
“We commend INEC on the conduct of elections, the security agencies for ensuring a clement atmosphere for the polls and the people for their mature conduct and wise choice.
“Akeredolu won in 14 out of the 18 LGs in Ondo State and score 25 percent of the votes in virtually all 18 LGs securing overwhelming victory on first ballot.
“It is to us a reassurance that Gov. Akeredolu was true to his campaign promises in 2016 and drove transformation of lives in the bitumen-rich State to the best of the state’s resources.
“We identify with this well-placed confidence by the people in the sunshine state, particularly as a party which carry our campaign commitments beyond the elections, unlike many others.
“As we share our joy with and pride of the platform APC, we cannot but point to the future regarding what the results of the latest gubernatorial election means to Anambra State, a state that has been weighed down for over 16 years, without a clear-cut manifestos, without democratically elected LGs and without clear governance goals.
“Anambra State elections would be next after Ondo.
“Hence, while we call on Gov. Akeredolu to use the second term to consolidate the gains of the last four years and incubate new initiatives, we call on Ndi Anambra, to give the South East gateway a chance to benefit from those in Ondo and other states, whose wise choice offered opportunities for the practical programs of APC to take root in their lands.
“Anambra State can build on the vast cache of roads, air and sea ports, railways and other infrastructures to transform into its real worth,in a robust teamwork led by an APC government.
“nce again we congratulate the good people of Ondo State for their wise choice and urge Gov. Akeredolu to continue to place the interest of the people foremost in all future strides of his government.”