Ifeanyi Ubah indicates interest to contest for Anambra governorship
Chief Ifeanyi Ubah, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic (PDP)has indicated that he was still interested to becoming the governor of Anambra
Ubah said this while interacting with newsmen in Nnewi on Thursday.
The oil magnate, who contested governorship of the state on the platform of Labour Party the last election in 2013, described his failure in the poll as a huge loss to the people of Anambra.
He described himself as a man with a great passion for his people, adding that if given the opportunity, he would transform the entire state the way he had done to his community, Otolo, Nnewi.
He said he was in politics because of the passion to empower the youth through employments and entrepreneurial initiative mentorship.
“Losing the Anambra governorship contest was not easy but I think my people are the greater losers because I have great things in mind for them and I am still interested in that seat.
“I am highly passionate about Anambra and I want to see it transformed, I want the opportunity to develop Anambra just the way I have done in my village and evidence are that I have done more for my community than any government have done for Anambra,” he said.
The politician said his investment in the, media and sports were already yielding employment and development benefit for the citizens of the state and beyond.
He said he was targeting over 3,000 jobs in his Authority Newspaper Outfit while the Ifeanyi Ubah Games village project would yield over 5,000 direct and indirect jobs.
Ubah however appealed for peace and positive politicking in the state to enable Gov. Willie Obiano to continue to work under stable political environment.