A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has reacted to the emergence of Valentine Ozigbo as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the November 6 poll in Anambra State.
Naija News reports that Ozigbo polled 62 votes to defeat other aspirants, and emerged as the candidate of the party at Prof Dora Akunyili Women’s Development Centre on Saturday.
Another faction of the party had elected Senator Ugochukwu Uba as the candidate of the same party at Paul University playground.
In a statement on Sunday, Obi congratulated the immediate past president and Chief Executive Officer of Transcorps on emerging the candidate of the PDP.
While congratulating Ozigbo on his victory in the primary, Obi commended the other contestants that participated in the election for their hard work and sacrifices.
Obi called on the PDP in the state and beyond to pull together as a family towards what he described as “a journey of building a better Anambra State for the future of our children and the true “light of the nation.”
He called on them not to see the conclusion of the gubernatorial primaries “as the end of the beginning, but rather the beginning of the end.”
Obi said, “I thank the National Chairman who, together with his leadership, has remained neutral. I congratulate the PDP family in Anambra state who has given the state the most peaceful and organised process of choosing a candidate.”
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