Former speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Kelechi Nwagwu has given reason for contesting for governorship position of the State in the forthcoming election in 2023.
Nwagwu who recently declared his interest under the platform of the Labour Party(LP) while addressing newsmen in Owerri on Friday affirmed that he has gannered enough experience as former speaker of the State and having opportunity to have acted as a governor while serving as a lawmaker.
Again,he added “Having observed how the affairs of the State were being mismanaged,coupled with the wave of insecurity in the State,I’m moved to render my service and bring peace once more to Imo.
“There is no other time to run for the governor than now. I have seen how the State has degenerated, I have seen the pains of the people of the state, and how blood is flowing, poverty, hunger, insecurity and every bad thing is in place. In fact we need an experienced person who knows the job to come and rescue the State.
“That’s why I’m here,i have come to reset, transform the State. I have come to industrialize the local governments. I have come to turn things around. That is my desire. I have come to turn Imo State to holiday destination of every sort.
“I have come to make life more comfortable to the people. I have come to bring back the State back to the glorious days of the 80s, where happiness, joy, peace and security reigned.
“We are not joking about this. We are going to match to Douglas House together. Nothing can stop this force because it means well for the State, it means well for the youths, it means well for the adults. So we are here to ensure that this party grows from strength to strength.
“We must make everything possible to deliver Mr. Peter Obi before our own election”. Nwagwu vowed.” Nwagwu stated.
Nwagwu further given reasons for contesting, described the presidential candidate of his party, Mr. Peter Obi as a phenomenon who he said has giving the party a new face by presenting it to Nigerians who were eager to have a third force to oppose the ruling party and others.