The mammoth crowd that besieged the All Progressives Congress’ party house in Awka on Friday could simply be described as unprecedented.
The crowd which was made up of party faithful, the Youth force, fans, and admirers of renowned young philanthropist, Engr. Johnbosco Onunkwo gathered at the APC’s glasshouse along the Zik’s avenue to witness the beginning of an era, a new conversation, and paradigm shift.
The event was the official declaration by Engr. Johnbosco Onunkwo of his intention to serve the people of Anambra State in the November 6, 2021 polls.
Addressing members of the State Working Committee of the party led by the state Chairman, Chief Basil Ejidike, Engr. Onunkwo disclosed his intention to join the race with the sole purpose of emerging the much-yearned servant leader to bring the needed ‘IFEDICHE’ in Anambra State.
According to the Oil Mogul, the younger generation whom he represents have been relegated continuously to the background and he had long decided to answer the clarion call in leading the movement for their emancipation and equally ensuring the provision of comprehensive better life insurance package for the older generation.
In his words, “I am grounded in APC and society. I am mature enough to apply wisdom to the governance of Anambra State and young enough to make the promising youth of the state belong to the scheme of affairs. With APC ticket, I know where to look for the votes as I need no introduction and I need not look for party people because we are the party people and we know ourselves”.
As the Grand Patron of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo Worldwide, Engr. Onunkwo assured teeming Anambra youths of adequate representation in his leadership.
Engr. Onunkwo, while presenting a brand new, full option Commuter Hiace to the APC, assured the party of massive victory at the November polls if he emerges as her candidate in the forthcoming primaries.
The Grand Commander of Anambra Youths urged Ndi Anambra to rally around his candidacy which portrays hope for the liberation of the state. He further called on Anambra youths to rise and make a statement for the betterment of our beloved state. He equally implored all well-meaning Ndi Anambra to make preparations towards registering in the coming Voters’ registration exercise while enjoining them to identify with the ruling party at their various wards as her registration commences soonest.
Receiving the Governorship aspirant, the party’s state Chairman congratulated him for taking the bold step. He commended him for his unflinching contributions to the growth and betterment of the party. He assured him of free and fair conduct of the primaries.