- Governor Hope Uzodimma has promised to ensure the prevalence of democracy and the rule of law in Imo state
- The governor promised that all parties will be given equal opportunities to market their candidates within the ambit of the law
- He, however, noted that the success of democracy is a collective responsibility of all parties by behaving ourselves
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Owerri - Imo governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma has admonished all political parties in the state to go about their campaigns within the armpit of the law.
The governor said that no party would be denied access to space for their campaigns ahead of the polls.
However, he instructed that all campaign organizations must write to the appropriate authorities and spaces available would be made accessible to them.
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“Where APC will campaign is where I want PDP to campaign, it's where I want Labour party to campaign. After campaigns, we will give our people the opportunity to choose.”
The governor frowned at the destruction of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices and facilities and warned the perpetrators to desist from such undemocratic acts or be faced with the wrath of the law.
He added that the success of democracy is a collective responsibility of all parties by behaving ourselves.
“Let us allow the government of the people, by the people and for the people to thrive.”
2023: No more lamentation for the southeast, says Uzodimma
Recall that Governor Uzodimma has declared that there will be no more lamentation for the southeast after the 2023 general elections.
Governor Uzodimma in his address at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state said the party's presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is a very good product that Ndi Igbo will benefit from.
He further stated that Tinubu is the candidate that will rely on the already established achievements of the APC to win the people's trust with his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima.
2023: My opponents confused, lack direction, says Tinubu .
Meanwhile, Tinubu has taken a jibe at his opponents in the forthcoming election, saying they are confused and lack direction.
The APC presidential candidate made the comment during a recent town hall meeting with mining and agro-processing stakeholders in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital.
He said his opponents rather than articulating issue-based campaigns, are resorting to open attack on persons and personalities.