A gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Felix Amechi Obuah has sworn that he will bridge the gap between the rich and the poor in Rivers State.
Obuah, a former State Chairman of the PDP who gave a brief hint at what could form the cornerstone of his economic policy if given the mandate to fly the party’s flag at the forthcoming PDP state primaries said governance is all about the welfare of the people.
“You know my name is ‘Go Round’”, Obuah told journalists after he was screened, “I want to make sure that at least, I reduce the gap between the rich and the poor, so that the wealth can go round”.
Felix Obuah addressing the press at the Zonal Office of the PDP in Port Harcourt
“We are expecting nothing but success all the way. We have all been screened and by the grace of God, it is confirmed.
“The best candidate will carry the day. We are going to showcase our democratic credentials and what we intend to do for our people. The delegates will have to select among the 15 of us who they feel is best suitable for the job”, the former PDP Chairman who spoke about the screening exercise disclosed.
Obuah whose traditional title is “Mba Anabara Agu”, assured that he has the requisite capacity to govern the state, if given the party’s ticket.
“I am very confident because I have the capacity to lead the state” Obuah noted, saying, “Rivers people should expect good governance. They should expect continuity. I am very sure that by the special grace of God, Insha Allah, I will make it.”
The Screening Committee which was comprised of eminent members of the PDP was headed by the Governor of Bayelsa State.
Some of the gubernatorial aspirants on the platform of the PDP in Rivers State.
Among the 15 aspirants who have been cleared by the committee to aspire for the governorship ticket of the ruling party in the State are Dr Tammy Danagogo, Chief Boma Iyaye, Fubara Seminayi, Rt. Hon Austin Opara, Senator Lee Maeba, Senator George Sekibo and Tele Ikuru, a former Deputy Governor.
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