5 Facts About Labour Party Candidate, Obiora Agbasimalo, Why He is Declared the New Face of Anambra

5 Facts About Labour Party Candidate, Obiora Agbasimalo, Why He is Declared the New Face of Anambra

On Saturday November 6, 2021, the good people of Anambra state would cast their vote and decide who will rule in the state.

As the race to replace Governor Willie Obiano gets tougher by the day, the main political party for the race are, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Interestingly, the major contenders for the race are backed up by prominent personalities in the country but some are already gathering huge support at the grassroot level, ahead of the poll.

Anambra Governorship Election: 5 stunning facts of Labour Party Candidate, Obiora Agbasimalo
Anambra Governorship Election: 5 stunning facts of Labour Party Candidate, Obiora Agbasimalo. Photo credit: Obiora Agbasimalo - MBA
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But for the governorship candidate under the platform of Labour Party, Obiora Agbasimalo, he is described as the 'New Face of Anambra'.

The supporters of Obiora often say, 'follow the man wey know road' due to the wealth of experience the ex-banker turn politician has gathered over the years.

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Some might not know much about him, but the people of Anambra can tell a whole lot about Obiora, due to his impact he has made in certain field of endeavour.

It's few days to the elections, and all road leads to Anambra in much talked about topic in recent times, The Anambra Governorship Election, that has taken the center stage of discussions in the polity.

In view of the above assertion, Legit.ng compiled some interesting facts about Obiora Agbasimalo, and why Anambrians call him, Oga Ndi Oga:

1. He is a Youth

According to Anambrians, Obiora Agbasimalo is a youth and fits to be governor of the state. He is seen as a young man who understands the country we are living in this modern time.

As a youth, they believe that he can deliver, empower and give Anambra a New Face.

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2. Huge support system

At various levels in the state, the support system Obiora commands is huge. From the party to prominent personalities and to some Nollywood actors as well.

In fact, the CEO of Chairman of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, (Okpuzu Ndigbo & Ifediaso Nnewi ) gifted a brand new IVM Van to Agbasimelo, to boost his campaign movement in the state.

Also, the PDP Nnewi South structure decamped and declare their support for Obiora Agbasimalo for Anambra state governorship election in 2021.

The flagbearer of the Labour party is overwhelmed by the sheer volume of spontaneous support he receive especially from the delegates of the party.

His team are tagged, Oga Ndi Oga solidarity movement campaign team members.

3. Wealth of Experience

In recent times, they have described him as a hardworking and a man who posses distinct leadership skills that would bring to reality their desired dream state.

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According to Agbasimalo, he is well prepared for this race. He noted that this opportunity to serve the people, if granted, has not come by accident but through well -articulated vision and inspired action plan towards building prosperity among Anambrians.

He noted that he is bringing to the table, his over 15 years experience in both private and public service to the fore in this leadership journey .

Agbasimalo assured Anambra resident that he is well prepared to give quality leadership to the state.

4. Catchy Blueprint

The Labour Party candidate is well committed to the vision and collective aspirations of the founding fathers by building more infrastructure, create wealth and provide economic prosperity for the people.

He noted also that the blueprint and road map for development of Anambra state cut across areas such as education, healthcare, security, provision of affordable & constant power supply, provision of new roads & maintenance of existing road network in the state, improve transportation system, boost agriculture, economic development, welfare packages for senior citizens.

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5. Passion to serve

They often describe him as one with a good sense of humility, responsibility and deep passion for service to the state.

Due to his love for service, during his flag-off ceremony, Agbasimalo noted that God is involved in his project and he is sure of victory.

He said:

"I, wish to accept this nomination to fly the flag of our great party, the Labor Party, in the November 6th, 2021 Anambra State Governorship Election. This flag is a flag of victory because God is involved in this project. This is the very reason and inspiration behind my slogan, “Follow Who Know Road”... "Solu Onye Ma Uzo"

He urged the good people of the state to join him in building a greater Anambra that they would all be proud of.

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The debate which was organised by Arise News TV featured Charles Soludo, Senator Andy Uba and Valentine Ozigbo who are the candidates of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) respectively.

The candidates answered questions on security, education, economy and health.

Source: Legit.ng

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