Nwoye Vows Not to Betray Endorsements by Aguata, Anambra Political Leaders


All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State, Tony Nwoye has vowed not to disappoint the hope placed in him by the endorsement of his candidacy by two prominent political groups in the state, the Anambra Political Stakeholders’ Forum, and Leaders of Thought of Aguata II (North) Constituency.

The two groups in separate communiqués had endorsed Nwoye’s aspiration ahead of the November 18 governorship election in different dispatches to him, a statement by the Tony Nwoye Campaign said.

The Anambra Political Stakeholders’ Forum, with Rt. Hon. Okey Umeano, as chairman and Nnamdi Mekoh, as Secretary had in a letter to Nwoye disclosed that following the decision of the group not to sit on the fence on who becomes governor of the state, resolved among others to adopt Nwoye as its candidate for the elections.

Quoting from the endorsement letter dated October 25, 2017, the Anambra Political Stakeholders Forum, subject to further discussion with you, has adopted you as their candidate for the gubernatorial elections for November 18, 2017 and will mobilise, not only our members but the entire political class to vote you in.

A similar endorsement by the Elders and Leaders of Thought of Aguata II (North) State Constituency observed that at a meeting on October 10, 2017, that it was resolved in the interests of the people of the area would be best projected and protected by Nwoye as governor.

The group in the communiqué said: “Whereas the Aguata North Political Forum is of a strong opinion that her interests and aspirations in the present political dispensation will be best actualised, protected and advanced through the APC platform by supporting the gubernatorial ambitions of Tony Nwoye.

“Whereas, Aguata North Political Forum has found in Nwoye the APC guber candidate, a soul mate to work with because of the people-oriented policies he intends to execute for the good people of Anambra State when elected governor in the November 18, 2017, Anambra State guber election.

“We hereby adopt and endorse the APC guber candidate as our candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Anambra State.”

Responding to the endorsements, Nwoye said: “These were endorsements not just of my person but of my policies and promises, and by God’s grace I pledge not to disappoint these highly placed individuals and groups who have put confidence in me.”

“I am fired up by the fact that such respected personalities from across Anambra and the elders of the people of Aguata who have been so disappointed by the failure of governance under the APGA government have found in me and my party a platform to stem the rot in the state.”