I Didn’t ‘Lose’ Anambra Poll – Yul Edochie Declares


Yul Edochie, candidate of the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC) in the recently held Anambra governorship poll election has stated that he didn’t lose the election per se.

THEWILL recalls that Willie Obiano, the incumbent Governor, won in all the 21 local government areas of the state and defeated 35 other candidates who contested the gubernatorial poll which took place on November 18.

But speaking on the election result during the inauguration of the executive council of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Zone B, on Monday, Edochie added that the Governor really humiliated the other candidates.

“Governor Willie Obiano really humiliated us,” Vanguard quoted Edochie, who secured a total of 145 votes, as saying.

“He dealt with all of us because I know that it is not easy for a candidate to win in all the 21 local government areas in a state like Anambra.

“So, we congratulate him and now that the election is over, what remains is for us to support him and his government.

“But I did not lose the election per se. I am fulfilled that we represented the voice of the youths in Anambra State.

“We won the election by getting to the end of the election without surrendering to anybody against all odds and pressure.

“I did not lose the election, I contested to give Nigerian youths a voice.

“I am calling on all of us to support the winner to ensure that the next four years will be better for the entire Anambra people.”




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