PDP stakeholders in Aguata LGA
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders in Aguata LGA of Anambra state, has urged the State Executive Committee of the party to flush out jobless and career politicians from the party, saying that they habitually sell PDP votes to its opponents in every election in the state.
Addressing journalists at the sideline of the caucus meeting of Aguata United Front, held at the Royal Land Hotel Achina Aguata LGA, the PDP Aguata 2 constituency candidate in the 2019 State House of Assembly election, Onowu Ndubisi Osele, maintained that it was high time Anambra state PDP flushed out those he described as jobless and career politicians who extort money from aspirants and candidates, and later sale their supporters votes to opponents for a stipend.
“PDP has one problem that will hinder it from winning the gubernatorial election in the state, and that has to do with those people who believe that they are the owners of PDP; who believe that politics is an occupation or career.
“They have no other source of income other than playing the politics of exploiting the aspirants and candidates. They never see politics as a call to service rather they see it as a source to feed their families.”
According to him, “we need people with credible character. If during election period like now, loyal party men and women are found in the party, PDP will win the coming gubernatorial election in the state.”
He asserted further that Aguata United Front as a force, emerged to eliminate the cankerworms in the soul of PDP in the state, reposition the party through credible members.
“Aguata United Front is here to make sure that PDP Aguata is rebranded and that that credible people handle election matters during the gubernatorial election, and subsequent elections in Aguata LGA, and the state in general, to make sure that they are not bought over by our opponents.
“We are here to do away with these career politicians whom if given logistics to share to the voters, they will corner it for their own personal use. Even if you give them PDP flags to share to the people, they will go and sale them at Main market Onitsha,” Onowu Isuofia contended.
Also speaking, the Aguata 1 constituency PDP candidate in the 2019 State House of Assembly election, Earnest .O. Ezenwa, opined that the essence of Aguata United Front was to engage committed loyal party people during election period; to protect the interest of the PDP, and make sure that the party wins election in the state and Nigeria.
Earlier, the Chairman of Aguata United Front, Mr. Sam Okwonna (Ezekwesiri), enumerated the aims and objectives of the organization to include enhancement of the chances of the PDP to win the 2021 gubernatorial election in the state, as well as subsequent elections in Aguata LGA.
Highlights of the meeting were decisions that the organization should consist of like-minded people committed to repositioning PDP to its winning streak in Aguata, and the adoption of the motion that to be a member of the organization, one must be a committed PDP member with proven integrity.