Kenechukwu Amaechi, Awka- As 2021 draws near it does seem that the race for the office of governor will take the shape of an all comers affair, at least for now. This can be confirmed with the entry of Valentine Ozigbo, President and Chief Executive Officer of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria plc, TRANSCORP, a diversified conglomerate with interest in so many areas, yesterday declared his interest to govern Anambra state under the People’s Democratic Party , (PDP) .
The standpointng.com gathered this today after he, Valentine addressed a stakeholders meeting comprising of members of the Amesi Ward of the PDP, at the said meeting, the business magnate announced to the gathering that he would be seeking the nomination of the party for the 2021 guber race and that he had the basic requirements not only to win the ticket but to go on and nick the seat for the party at the elections proper.
Prior to the “Amesi Declaration “ , the political rumourmill had been absorbed with speculations of Ozigbo’s entry into the race, his declaration confirming such.
With this Ozigbo will now confront heavyweights such as Uche Ekwunife, Chris Azubogu, Godwin Ezeemo and Godwin Maduka for the ticket as well as a number of political heavyweights in the APC who are only a couple of days away from defecting to the PDP.