By Vincent Ujumadu
Awka— NOLLYWOOD star and governorship candidate of Democratic Peoples’ Congress, DPC, in the November 18 poll in Anambra State, Mr. Yul Edochie, has described the outcome of the election in which the incumbent governor, Chief Willie Obiano dusted others in all the 21 local government areas of the state as a humiliation to the other 36 candidates that contested the election.
Edochie, who spoke yesterday, during the inauguration of the executive council of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Zone B, led by Kenneth Okeke, said none of them expected what happened.
He said: “Governor Willie Obiano really humiliated us. He dealt with all of us because I know that it is not easy for a candidate to win in all the 21 local government areas in a state like Anambra. So, we congratulate him and now that the election is over, what remains is for us to support him and his government.
“But I did not lose the election per se. I am fulfilled that we represented the voice of the youths in Anambra State. We won the election by getting to the end of the election without surrendering to anybody against all odds and pressure.
“ I am calling on all of us to support the winner to ensure that the next four years will be better for the entire Anambra people.”
Describing Obiano’s victory as unprecedented, the Nollywood actor, however said he did not regret participating in the exercise. “ I did not lose the election, I contested to give Nigerian youths a voice”.
Describing Obiano’s victory as unprecedented, the Nollywood actor, however said he did not regret participating in the exercise, adding that he decided to contest to give Nigerian youths a voice.
He charged the new leadership of NANS Zone B , comprising tertiary institutions in the South East and South -South zones, to eschew cultism and related vices.
The political adviser to Governor Obiano, Mr. Chinedu Obidigwe,who inaugurated the body urged them to ensure that every tertiary institution in the zone was carried along.
Source: Vanguard News