The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a campaign council for the Anambra governorship election. The campaign council, comprising 179 members, was inaugurated on Thursday at the national executive council meeting (NEC) at the party’s headquarters in Abuja.
Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of Abia state; Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta state; and Osita Chidoka, former minister of aviation, are the chairman, deputy, and secretary respectively.
Other members include Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, Enyinnaya Abaribe, senate minority leader, among others.
Speaking at the inauguration, Yemi Akinwonmi, acting national chairman of the party, asked members of the campaign council to cooperate and work as a team to deliver the state to PDP.
“The leadership of PDP has highest optimism that members are capable and competent to deliver Anambra to PDP come November 6, 2021,” he said.
“I call on all members of the council to close ranks and deliver the state to PDP family”.
Also speaking, Valentine Ozigbo, PDP governorship candidate in Anambra, said he will not disappoint the party if elected governor.
“I am also thankful to our dear party for giving me this platform which I know I will not disappoint you,” he said.
“I am here to personally pledge that we will put in everything we have to ensure that we regain the lost glory in Anambra and PDP will take over Anambra this year.
“I am also here to make a pledge that not only are we going to win, but we will do our best to ensure that not just the dividend of democracy but will ensure that we set the standard in governance in Anambra state.
“Anambra people if you are listening to me today, your victory is here, your freedom is here, development is on the way.”