Breaking the records of campaign tours with full-scale delegates and stakeholder engagements, the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship hopeful in Abia state, Chima Desmond Anyaso has once again set a new top score as he concluded one of the record landmark drives to canvas for delegates’ votes ahead of the PDP governorship primaries in the state by visiting five leading local governments where he was received with open arms and celebrations.

The five local governments visited are Ukwa West LGA, Ukwa East LGA, Umuahia North, Umuahia South,and Ogwunagbo Local Government Areas in one of the most remarkable political consultation moves that have opened a new vista in political campaign management and delegates’engagement efforts ahead of the primaries and 2023 general elections.

The campaign trail visited a former Senate President and Secretary Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Adolphus Wabara who restated his stand for the power shift to Abia North Senatorial Zone where it started in 1999. Senator Wabara expressed this view while receiving Anyaso and his campaign team in his Ohambele Ndoki hometown, Ukwa East.

He said that Abia is proud to have Chima Anyaso as a Governorship hopeful and described him as a promising man and close friend of the Governor, and as someone who has all it takes to get the PDP Governorship ticket.

Senator Wabara, enjoined Chima Anyaso to ensure he fixes the terrible road network challenging the oil-producing area when he emerges as Governor, adding that the people would be happy if their pride of place is given to them.

He thanked him for coming to condole with him in this moment of grief. Dr. Chima Anyaso on his own part told Senator Wabara that his visit amongst other things was to formally inform him of his intention to run for the office of Governor of Abia State in 2023 and to seek his blessings.

Dr. Anyaso also commiserated with the senator and elder statesmen on the passing of his beloved wife Mrs. Wabara. Anyaso described the death of Mrs. Wabara as an unfortunate incident and urged Senator Wabara to bear the loss with fortitude.

At Ukwa East delegates interactive session while addressing the party delegates and stakeholders at the residence of the LG party Chairman, Akirika-Ukwu, Ndoki. Anyaso informed the meetingthat it was time to focus on the job, do new things, and sustain the positive achievements of the previous government, especially that of the incumbent, Governor Ikpeazu, and previous administrations have done.

According to him, “I am not coming to talk against anybody but to do the job. Dr. Ikpeazu has done well and needs somebody that will continue from where he stops and do better than him. He said he will not hand over to one who is older than him. I am much younger than him and confident he will hand over to me.”

The Governorship hopeful, Anyaso, who told the people that “I don’t have any document to present to you like others. I have never done any contract with the government, my records are there to verify.”, explained that he has run various businesses without issues or any stain on his personality and has been using huge percentage of his earnings to donate to charity and philanthropy.

He pleaded with the delegates to give him their votes at the forthcoming primary election while assuring that he will focus on capacity building and youth involvement in governance while fixing road infrastructure and other amenities which are mandatory responsibilities of any government.

Anyaso noted that he understands the principles of wealth creation hence one of his cardinal goals is to create wealth in Abia and to enhance the state’s internally generated revenues profile while aggressively addressing poverty and sundry development problems.

Earlier, the BOT Chairman, Chima Anyaso Foundation, Ezeogo Emeka Onuoha and the Director-General, Chima Anyaso Campaign Organization, Chief Chukwuemeka Mba Ogbonaya assured the delegates and stakeholders that Dr. Chima Anyaso, a very successful businessman and philanthropist will not disappoint the people if they give him the party ticket. They thanked them for the love showed to the campaign team and described it as unquantifiable.

The acting leader of Ukwa East PDP Caucus, Rt. Hon. Chief Emeka Stanley also described the PDP frontline governorship aspirant in Abia State, Dr. Chima Desmond Anyaso as an exceptional youth whose humility is unparalleled. Rt. Hon. Stanley who spoke when the party delegates and stakeholders received Dr. Chima Anyaso in Akirika-Ukwu, Ndoki, Ukwa East LGA said OFUJI MOVEMENT is a trend that speaks for peace, unity, and equity.

He said “You are an exceptional youth. In you we see humility and impeccable humility” adding that “your campaign is issue-based straightforward. I see in you a symbol of youth emancipation.” He urged Dr. Anyaso to partner with Ukwa East assuring him that they will make a decision over his request.

In their speeches, the Ukwa East LGA Chairman, represented by his Deputy, Chief Eric Ikwuagwu, the LG Party Chairman, Hon. OkechiNwaohu, Chief I. N Nwahunanya, and Mrs. Comfort Walmart among others assured Dr. Chima Anyaso that he has the support of Ndi Ukwa East.  They commended Dr. Chima Anyaso for The name-callingstrategy of his campaign but for presenting an issue-based campaign and consultation and wished him the best with the assurance that he will emerge victoriously.

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