CANDIDATE of the All
Progressives Congress, APC in
the November 18 governorship
election in Anambra State,
Dr Tony Nwoye has called to
question the achievements of the
incumbent governor of the state,
Chief Willie Obiano, saying that
the administration has failed.
Nwoye who spoke to journalists
after a meeting with the state
executive council of the party,
described Obiano’s government
as an unmitigated disaster,
saying that Obiano has further
impoverished the people of the
In a swift reaction, however,
Obiano said Nwoye did not
possess the competence to be a
local government chairman, let
alone ruling a state as complex as
Obiano added that those eyeing
his seat should tell the people
of the state what they would do
differently to better their lots
instead of engaging in calumnies
and destructive campaigns.
Nwoye was at the state
secretariat of the party to thanks
the executives over his recent
election as the candidate if the
party, where he beat known
politicians including Senator Andy
Uba for the ticket of the party.
He said it pained him that most
families in the state would hardly
have a square meal daily and that
his prime purpose of vying to lead
the state was to put food on their
tables once more.
He blasted the government of

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the All Progressives Grand Alliance
in the state, saying it had done
anything tangible to address the
people’s welfare, describing the
government in the state as a failure.
“It’s not an exaggeration that many
families in the state go to bed without
one square meal while others have
fled their homes because they could
no longer provide the basic needs of
life for their loved ones.
“This Administration has
impoverished the people and all
the sectors of the state economy
are moribund. After three years of
the Obiano administration, there
is nothing to show for it, while
poverty in the state has reached
an unprecedented level.
But Obiano said through his
Senior Special Assistant on Media
and communication, Prince
Oliver Okpala, said no amount
of hate campaigns against him
would change the minds of the
electorate in the state from voting
for him in the November poll
because his achievements were
all over the place for people to
“The person that is castigating
Obiano does not have the
competence and pedigree to
manage a local government area,
even his ward.
“They are talking of change; what
are they coming to change? Are
they coming to change the payment
of civil servants that is done on or
before 25th of every month or the
face of Awka, that looks like Dubai ?
What are they coming in to do?” He
asked rhetorically.

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