Ahead of the November 11, 2023 governorship election, the people of Imo State on Thursday turned out en masse to show overwhelming solidarity and support for the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo state at its official campaign flag-off ceremony.
In a carnival-like atmosphere, supporters of the party across the different communities and local government areas in the state numbering thousands, stretched beyond the popular All Saints Anglican Cathedral in Egbu, Owerri North LGA of Imo state, pledging to stand with the candidates of the party at the polls.
During the event, the party’s gubernatorial candidate, Sir Tony Ejiogu, addressed the crowd and expressed his concerns about the current security situation in Imo, describing it as a wasteland turned into a theater of war and violent extremism.
The APGA gubernatorial flagbearer said his administration will grow the economy seven-fold, create millions of job opportunities for the teeming youths, attract healthy investments, and steer the state out of the parlous national economy if and when elected governor
On his part, the National Chairman of APGA, Hon. Ezeokenwa Sylvester, reiterated the party’s commitment to delivering good governance to the people of Imo State and expressed his support for Ejiogu.
The campaign was attended by high-profile politicians, like the governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, who was represented by his deputy and other notable individuals across Imo state.
The flag-off event featured speeches from APGA leaders and supporters, as well as music and dance performances. Ejiogu also outlined his plans for the development of Imo State.
Overall, the APGA flag-off event marked an important milestone in the political landscape of Imo State, setting the stage for a competitive governorship election on November 11, 2023