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Gov. Obi Starts Anambra Stadium At Awka

By Mazi Odera

Awka people yesterday vowed to vote massively for APGA at the flag- off of APGA campaign at Awka yesterday. Speaking at the rally, which moved from Eke Awka Market to the new stadium under construction, Chief Emma Nweke said that the election of November 16 was pay back time for APGA Government under Gov. Peter Obi for his unparalleled dedication to the development of Anambra State.Chief Nweke said that APGA should be supported by all Igbos for providing them with identity.

The APGA flag- bearer, Dr. Willie Obiano said that his primary aim of joining politics was to contribute to the development of Anambra State and the advancement of mankind. He commended Gov. Obi for the massive development of Anambra State and pledged to face the task of governance with even greater dedication. He said he would continue with what Obi was doing, by completing his projects.

In his speech, Gov. Obi who challenged Awka people to show them one project Dr. Chris Ngige did in Awka reeled out the projects his Government has done to include the dualisation of Zik's Avenue, the reconstruction of Court road, Agu-Awka by-pass, Arthur Eze, Achalla, Majuo, among other roads. He also said his Government built the Secretariat, ASUBEB building, Amaku Teaching Hospital, which he said Ngige only relocated to his town of Alor. Obi also recalled the Iyiagu flood Channel closed by past Government, which he re-opened.

Obi also flagged off the construction of the Awka stadium at which work had already be extensively done. He assured that he had set enough money aside for the completion of the stadium.

The National Chairman of APGA, Chief Victor Umeh said that every Anambra man should be proud of APGA for restoring the dignity of Anambra State. " Before the APGA Government of Obi, Anambra was a pariah state, but today, things have changed. APGA Government has made Anambra State an exemplary State in Nigeria.

Speaking to the press, a member of Obiano Campaign organization, Mr. Emmanuel Utukaku said that Obiano was the best in terms of character, experience and integrity.

The highpoint of the event was joining of APGA by Dr. Okey Umeano. A founding APGA member who later became the Chairman of UPP in Anambra State. The group said that any lover of progress who wished to tell himself the truth should know that APGA was the party for the people.




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