…assures on development of the state
The duo of Hon Tony Nwulu, a member of the federal House of representatives and a known Investment banker,Dr Naemeka Obiareri are to fly the flag of the United Progressives Party(UPP) in the coming governorship elections in Imo state.
This was made known to Public during the formal unveiling on Friday at the Party’s Secretariat along Okigwe road,Owerri, Imo State capital by the governorship candidate, Hon Tony Nwulu.
The Youthful guber candidate who took the Nigeria and the global audience by storm through his “Not Too Young to run” bill,now an Act of the Legislature maintained that his foray into Politics has been towards creating the needed change in the system for the benefit of humanity while insisting on his readiness never to mortgage the state.
Nwulu said that he has always rejected questionable monies and would continue to reject same in his life sojourn and called on Imo state indigenes to be very objective in their choice of who takes over from the present state government towards greater development.
While presenting the deputy governor,Hon.Nwulu stated that the choice of Dr Nnaemeka Obiareri fulfills the desire to have a “functional deputy governor” and never a “rubber-stamp and contract Chaser”. He quipped that his choice of the Okigwe local government Area born Investment banker with global experience was never a product of godfathers but, a decision done with the interest of Imo state indigenes distressed by the present system where majority in the state seem to be losing confidence in capacity of the government to meet their yearnings.
On the allegation of selling his guber ticket,Hon Nwulu, doused the apprehension among party faithful and Imolites declaring “ I am not in the race to be settled” but to contribute towards greater development of the state.
The deputy governorship candidate, Dr Obiareri making his acceptance known to the public insisted that Tony Nwulu remains the “finest mind” before Imo indigenes and promised on his readiness to work collaboratively to rebuild and restore the lost glory of Imo state.
Continuing, he stated that “Imo needs a fresh start and honest people to serve” while declaring their readiness to only accommodate roboust minds with traceable track to pilot the affairs of the state if given the mandate come 2019.
He went on bemoaning the debt portfolio of Imo state which according to him is in excess of two hundred billion Naira, and called on the populace to ask questions toward ascertaining the capacity of the governorship candidates to deal constructively with the situation and create the needed prosperity.
Among the Speakers at the unveiling were the trio of Chairman of UPP’s Board of Trusttee, the deputy national Chairman,South, Chris Uche, and the state Party Chairman,Hon Innocent Njoku, and they applauded the choice of Dr Nnaemeka Obiareri as deputy governor considering his wealth of knowledge having traversed the nation’s financial houses and beyond, and is consistently known to preach integrity as against wealth without verifiable track.