Ex-governor of Anambra State, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has declared that no politician from the South-East who defected to the All Progressives Congress can win any election in the geopolitical zone.
He said the geopolitical zone had not benefited anything from the APC-controlled Federal Government since its inception in 2015.
The ex-governor described those joining the APC in Anambra State as those who wanted governorship position through the back door
Ezeife stated this in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Wednesday at the public presentation of the biography of the Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko.
The former governor said the people of the zone would disappoint the politicians who defected to the APC as the people would stick with the All Progressive Grand Alliance and the Peoples Democratic Party.
He said, “South-eastern people are not going to the APC. What is happening is that some people who want to be governor by stealing the position, about 12 of them, are going to the APC and they will discover that they will never win any election after going there.
They cannot win the governorship. So, don’t worry about that. We have been more consistent in the zone, so, we are not going anywhere. We are consistent in APGA and the PDP.
Some people saw what happened in Edo and Ondo states and they believed that the only way to be governor is to go through the APC but we are assuring them that our people will not vote for them.
Some people who wanted to be governor are smuggling themselves into the APC but we will not allow them. We are going for the Presidency. I like what Chief Olusegun Obasanjo said. For that 2019, we are going for President.”
Mimiko, in his comment, said he was satisfied that his dreams that governance should be to impact the lives of people was fulfilled in his eight years administration of the state.