former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has publicly vowed to stop
the re-election of the incumbent governor, Willie Obiano, with the last
drop of his blood.
speaking during a stakeholders’ meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party
(PDP) held in Awka, the Anambra State capital, a former governor of
Anambra State, Peter Obi, on Wednesday, said he would fight with the
last drop of his blood to stop the re-election of Governor Willie Obiano
in the November 18 poll in the state.
to Punch newspaper, the influential politician said he was disappointed
at the profligacy and clueless administration of his successor, Obiano,
and regretted that all he laboured to put in place in the state in his
eight years in office were being destroyed by bad governance.
said, “I will fight in this election aggressively. I will fight with
the last drop of my blood. I will fight to win this election the way the
PDP has not won any election before.”
asked the stakeholders to mobilise for the victory of the PDP’s
candidate in the poll, Oseloka Obaze, describing Obaze as “a first-class
The former governor pledged to reconcile all aggrieved PDP members in the August 28 primary election of the party.
the beneficiary of the PDP confusion when I was governor on the
platform of APGA. Today, I’m 100 per cent in the PDP. That confusion
must end. We must win the November 18 poll; nothing can stop us from
doing that. It’s a fight I must win for the PDP.
be in Anambra State all through from today (Wednesday), to accomplish
this goal. In 2002/2003, I contested against an incumbent governor and
defeated him; so there is nothing strange to me in defeating an
all the money I kept for this (Obiano’s) government, both in dollar and
naira were properly utilised and our legacies sustained, Anambra will
be on top of other states in development by now.”