Anambra 2021: Azubogu dissociates self from PDP Campaign Council
Former aspirant in the Anambra State governorship election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Chris Azubogu has dissociated himself from the party’s Governorship Campaign Council.
Engr. Azubogu made the remarks in a disclaimer issued on his behalf by the Azubogu Media Office, dated August 16, 2021.
Citing reasons for withdrawing himself from the said Campaign Council, Azubogu said that he “was not consulted before the said composition of Campaign Council.”
He also expressed surprise to see his name as the Zonal Director for the said Campaign.
He, therefore, withdrew himself from the said Campaign Council to, according to him, “enable him focus on critical engagements that will protect the development interests of his constituents.”
The Disclaimer reads below:
“Engr Chris Emeka Azubogu’s attention has been drawn to the publication circulating on social media with the title: PDP unveil high-powered Anambra State Governorship Campaign Council comprising Obi, Oduah, Udeh, Obiogbolu, Azubogu, Okwenna, others.
In the said publication, Engr. Azubogu was mentioned to be in charge of Anambra South Senatorial Zone campaign as Zonal Director of the Campaign.
We wish to state as follows:
(1) Engr Chris Emeka Azubogu was not consulted before the said composition of Campaign Council and was surprised to see his name as the Zonal Director for the said Campaign.
(2) Let it be known that Azubogu had no input in the said campaign council, not even in the said zone he was mentioned to be in charge.
(3) We wish to state that the quintessential lawmaker, otherwise called ‘MR. PROJECT’ is currently focusing on how to sustain efforts to bridge infrastructural gap through strategic engagements with all levels of Government, especially the Federal Government. Hence, is seriously pursuing the completion of some of the following projects: Nnewi Industrial Park project, situated at Unubi/ Akwaihedi/ Uga; Oba/ Amichi/ Uga/ Okigwe Road; as well as pressing home the need for Gas Infrastructure and other key infrastructure that will help to stimulate growth.
(4) In view of these, Engr Chris Azubogu therefore, wishes to withdraw himself from the said Campaign Council to enable him focus on critical engagements that will protect the development interests of his constituents.”