Chukwuma Soludo, the Governor of Anambra state, and Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, representing Abia South senatorial district, have both expressed their determination to remove Governor Hope Uzodimma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from office, similar to the change in leadership witnessed in Abia state under Governor Okezie Ikpeazu. During the launch of the Imo governorship campaign for the APGA candidate, Tony Ejiogu, in Owerri, they emphasized the need to address insecurity and improve governance in Imo state. They also stated that Imo state belongs to APGA and should be returned to the party.
Governor Soludo, represented by his deputy Onyekachukwu Ibezim, underscored the importance of protecting votes and reclaiming the land through the support of the people. Referring to their previous successes in Anambra and Abia states, he expressed confidence that they could achieve the same in Imo state.
Senator Abaribe added that their efforts should go beyond voting and extend to safeguarding the votes cast. He called on the people of Imo state to unite and vote for the APGA candidate, emphasizing the need for good governance.
Sylvester Okenwa, the National Chairman of APGA, highlighted that Imo state has historically been the home of APGA, with past victories in 2007 and 2011. He urged Imo people to support Tony Ejiogu, describing him as a disciplined man who would liberate them from bondage. Okenwa emphasized the importance of protecting votes to prevent theft.
Tony Ejiogu, the APGA candidate for the Imo state governorship, outlined his plans to rebuild the state. He emphasized the restoration of security as a top priority, citing the numerous violent attacks and loss of lives in the past years. Ejiogu also addressed the issue of food insecurity, highlighting the importance of agriculture and the need to create a safe environment for farmers to return to their farmlands.political change.