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Imo guber: Obi flags off LP campaign, issues red card to Gov. Uzodimma

Ahead of the November 11 governirshiip election in Imo state, Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate in the February 25 election, Peter Obi, on Tuesday flagged off the party’s campaign in Owerri with a call on the incumbent governor of the state, Hope Uzodimma, to start preparing his hand over note to vacate the government house.
Obi, who issued a red card to Governor Uzodimma at the event which took.place at the Kanu Nwankwo Sports Center, said the coming of the Labour Party in the government of Imo state would put to an end misgovernance in the state.
He emphasized that Julius Abure is the national chairman of our party, saying, “we don’t have another chairman. LP will win Imo State. 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 the process.
“LP wants to change Nigeria. We are asking Nigeria for the opportunity. Give us a chance in Nigeria, there would be change. In Abia State today there is hope, that is what is called governance.
“We want Nigeria to have leaders that will do want they preach. We know what it takes to change Nigeria. That is why we are here. We know what it takes to change IMO. In Abia today, there is hope that is what is called governance. This is because a first-class brain who knows what he is doing is the governor there.
“I believe in the process. Achonu emerged through the right process. Vote for LP and things will start happening.”
In his remarks, the governor of Abia state, Alex Otti, said: “Distinguished Senator Athan Achonu is the only governorship candidate of the party. I was the chairman of the panel that conducted the primary election which produced him as the winner of the election. I am here to bear testimony that he is our candidate for the November 11 governorship election in Imo State.
“We have not even started in Abia but the noise is everywhere. We are less than 100 days in office in Abia. Labour Party is known for governance. Vote for the Labour Party.”
Earlier, the Imo governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Senator Athan Achonu, assured that his administration will not waste any time to conduct like cal government election, when it enters into office, to drive the dividend’s of democracy to the rural dwellers
He said: “Once we take over government house we are going to conduct Local Government Areas election, fix the roads and the electricity, end insecurity and ensure that the civil servants and pensioners are promptly paid. We put everything right abs our people will be happy and feel the positive impact of good governance.
“There won’t be bloodshed in Imo State again from November 11 when I become governor. Peoples houses won’t be burnt again. Once I become governor I will implement the autonomy of the Local Government Areas. I will do LGA election. I will not tamper with the local government funds. I will ensure Infrastructural development. I am known for Human capital development. Imo people are suffering. The civil servants and pensioners are suffering. Once I become governor, they will be taken care of properly.”
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