The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prof. Placid Njoku has asserted that the 2019 nomination of Senator Hope Uzodinma as The Governorship candidate of the APC for Imo State was a political masterclass. X-raying the emergence, victory, and unprecedented resolve for good governance demonstrated by Senator Hope Uzodinma since his swearing-in, Prof Placid Njoku described the decision of APC delegates and subsequent endorsement by The national leadership of the Party as an act that is reflective of political genius.
In a chat with The Vice Chairman, South East of The APC, chief Emma Enukwu during a brief ceremony to receive the State chairman of The PDP, Barr Ezekwem, who led thousands of followers and key State Officials of the PDP to defect to the APC this week, Prof. Placid Njoku described the choice of Senator Hope Uzodinma as the best possible panacea to the upheaval that faced The Party leading to the party primaries.
According to His Excellency The Deputy Governor, the choice immediately united not just The APC but the Imo political Grassroot who have worked and consorted with the Distinguished Senator for close to two decades and believe in his capacity to deliver and his enduring large-heartedness which has permanently endeared him to the people.
Enumerating the intricacies of the elections, Prof. Placid Njoku opined that The APC won the election on the day The Party nominated Senator Hope Uzodinma as people across political parties and groupings tactically supported and endorsed him which led to his victory at the polls.