Anambra 2021: Count me out from Ozigbo’s campaign – Azubogu

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The member representing Nnewi South/North/Ekwusigo Federal Constituency has withdrawn as Val Ozigbo campaigner for the Nov. 6 Anambra state governorship poll.

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Azubogu who lost out in the June 26 primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party where Ozigbo came first, said he would be allowed to concentrate and carry out his constituency project, instead.

A statement signed by his Media office said that Azubogu was not consulted before the said composition of Campaign Council and was surprised to see his name as the Zonal Director for the said Campaign.

“Let it be known that Azubogu had no input in the said campaign council, not even in the said zone he was mentioned to be in charge.

“We wish to state that the quintessential lawmaker, otherwise called ‘MR. PROJECT’ is currently focusing on how to sustain efforts to bridge infrastructural gap through strategic engagements with all levels of Government, especially the Federal Government.

“Hence, is seriously pursuing the completion of some of the following projects: Nnewi Industrial Park project, situated atUnubi/Akwaihedi/Uga; Oba/Amichi/Uga/Okigwe Road; as well as pressing home the need for Gas Infrastructure and other key infrastructure that will help to stimulate growth.

“In view of these, Engr Chris Azubogu therefore, wishes to withdraw himself from the said Campaign Council to enable him focus on critical engagements that will protect the development interests of his constituents,” it stated.

A statement from his media office reads:

Engr Chris Emeka Azubogu’s attention has been drawn to the publication circulating on Social Media with the title: PDP UNVEIL HIGH-POWERED ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNORSHIP CAMPAIGN COUNCIL COMPRISING Obi, Oduah, Udeh, Obiogbolu, AZUBOGU, Okwenna, Others.*

In the said publication, Engr. Azubogu was mentioned to be in charge of Anambra South Senatorial Zone campaign as Zonal Director of the Campaign.

We wish to state as follows:

(1) Engr Chris Emeka Azubogu was not consulted before the said composition of Campaign Council and was surprised to see his name as the Zonal Director for the said Campaign.

(2) Let it be known that Azubogu had no input in the said campaign council, not even in the said zone he was mentioned to be in charge.

(3) We wish to state that the quintessential lawmaker, otherwise called ‘MR. PROJECT’ is currently focusing on how to sustain efforts to bridge infrastructural gap through strategic engagements with all levels of Government, especially the Federal Government. Hence, is seriously pursuing the completion of some of the following projects: Nnewi Industrial Park project, situated atUnubi/Akwaihedi/Uga; Oba/Amichi/Uga/Okigwe Road; as well as pressing home the need for Gas Infrastructure and other key infrastructure that will help to stimulate growth.

(4) In view of these, Engr Chris Azubogu therefore, wishes to withdraw himself from the said Campaign Council to enable him focus on critical engagements that will protect the development interests of his constituents.

Signed:
AZUBOGU Media Office.
16th August, 2021

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