2019: Ezekwesili promises to correct nation’s political anomaly



Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), says she is contesting the 2019 elections to correct the ’s political anomaly and usher in governance.

Ezekwesili made this known in an interview with newsmen while canvassing for votes in Onitsha on .

The former Minister of Education, who was flanked by some female supporters the campaign tagged ‘walk of women’, described herself as a candidate with the requisite attributes to develop Nigeria.

Ezekwesili said previous administrations were purposeless and appeared not to be a government in place for the people but for selfish purposes.

“Our country has been badly managed year after year, political parties after political parties.

“I came to the conclusion that our politics is the problem, because politicians only see presidency as a kind of personal trophy for them.

“For me, this election is not an election to basically become president.

“The low level of performance of Nigeria must and for us to it, we must bring in a new momentum into governance.

“I represent that new momentum and I am the credible alternative,’’ she said.

Ezekwesili, whose presence on the streets of Onitsha delighted residents and commuters, said “I come with character, competence and capacity to serve’’.

According to her, the ACPN will lead a government that will education the new oil and human capital the new economy for the country.

She said the goal of her administration, if elected, “is to Nigeria a prosperous country where over 80 million Nigerians would be lifted out of poverty.

“A vote for Oby Ezekwesili is a vote for governance. I am the candidate to beat in the 2019 elections.

“We shall build a prosperous society on the of the private and the private the engine of growth in reality,’’ she added.

The presidential candidate said that everything about policies and institution building as well as critical investment in infrastructure and human capital to make Nigeria the centre of development, would also be her goal, if elected. (NAN)