Former Secretary to the Anambra State Authorities, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has flayed politics of divisiveness within the state.
The Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) chief, who spoke to reporters in Awka yesterday, warned these he known as energy brokers to cease enjoying divisive and harmful politics in Anambra.
Obaze was reacting to the suspension of 12 monarchs by the state authorities for travelling to Abuja for a gathering with President Muhammadu Buhari with out taking permission from the state authorities.
The standard rulers reportedly supported by billionaire Prince Arthur Eze went to Abuja, allegedly to submit a petition towards Governor Willie Obiano to Buhari over the alleged mismanagement of council funds allotted since he (Obiano) got here to energy.
The state authorities is reportedly sad about their romance with Eze, who has been at loggerheads with Obiano, criticising his administration of the state.
Obaze mentioned: “As a matter of private coverage and rules, I made a decision after the 2017 governorship election to not touch upon the actions of the Anambra State Authorities, for good or dangerous, regardless of being within the opposition. I’ll stand on that premise.
“Nonetheless, insofar because it pertains to the 2021 governorship electioneering, I have to say that each one politics is native. Routinely, the wealthy, mighty and highly effective in Anambra State performs a really divisive and harmful kind of helicopter politics. They pull plugs and punches in Abuja, typically to their very own benefit however inimical to Anambra State’s collective pursuits. I don’t see Dangote, Adenuga, Adekeye, Otedola, Elumelu and others doing that of their states.”
The ex-diplomat mentioned these eager to run the state “as their particular person fiefdom” ought to stand for election like American billionaire Mike Bloomberg.
He blamed his defeat within the 2013 and 2017 governorship polls on “technical grounds” and anti celebration actions by some PDP members.
Obaze mentioned in 2013 he didn’t have a voter card and that he refused to current a pretend one or lied that he possessed one.
The ex-SSG mentioned he had the chance to rectify the scenario, however claimed the All Progressive Grand Alliance labored towards him.
He accused some high PDP leaders within the state of working towards him within the 2017 governorship election after conniving with the ruling APGA to rob him of victory.
The previous United Nations official couldn’t say whether or not he would contest the 2021 governorship ballot or not, however lamented developments within the state.
Obaze predicted that Obiano’s successor can be confronted with a nasty scenario.