Senator Uba assures conduct of LGA election within Six months into Governor's office.

 


Senator Uba assures  conduct of LGA election within Six months into Governor's office.

NKIRU NWAGBO, AWKA


5/10/2021


The governorship Candidate of All Progressive Congress APC for the Anambra state November gubernatorial  election , Senator Andy Uba has assured that he conduct local government election within six months  as  governor.

Senator Uba who gave this assurance yeasterday in Awka Anambra state capital during the inauguration of 27 directorate for Senator Andy Uba Governorship Campaign Organisation, SAUGCO.

Recall that since the return of democracy in Nigeria , 1999,Anambra state  had only conducted one local government election at the twilight of governor Peter Obi , eight years tenure.

In the seven years  and half of Willie Obiano administration in the state , no local government has been conducted.

According to Uba, with the conduct of local government election the youths and people in the local areas would be empowered , and the crisis of youth restiveness would be reduced .

He said that local government administration  was critical to the state development, noting that with duely elected government officials wealth would be distributed in the state . 

"I will  conduct local government election six months after being sworn as governor of Anambra state . With local government in place , there will be creation of wealth   at the local level.  Youths and others who cannot be at the state level would be empowered " he said.

Andy Uba at inuguration  enjoined members of the directorates to immediately move into wards and units to moblise people for the November poll.

He said that election are won and lost  at the polling units and not state capital adding that votes must count in the election and nobody should be decieved that somebody will be in the comfort of his room and write the results .

"Everybody must be at work now to ensure  that the party win this election.

Grassroots mobilisation  is critical to winning of any  election.Election is won and lost at the wards and units  and not in Awka" 

He urged the team to move into local government, units and wards and  mobilise people for the party victory.

He also urged the members of the directorates not engage in propaganda but to be concerned  with the manifestoes of the the party which is mainly about  taking the state to greater height.

 "what we need is  telling the  people about our manifestoes and not  behaving like others who are attacking  with out raising issues.We need facts in our campaign and not propaganda" he said .

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