The Member representing Aniocha North Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Emeka Nwaobi has called on Nigerians not to loose hope in the electoral process despite the sudden postponement of the scheduled 2019 general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.
Hon. Nwaobi said though the postponement of the Presidential, National Assembly, Governorship and House Assembly elections did not come to him as a surprise because it was obvious that the ruling All Progressives Congress was not prepared for the elections.
He noted that despite the fact that the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu had promised Nigerians and the international community that the 2019 general elections would not be postponed, the Commission still went ahead to postpone the election few hours to its commencement.
Hon. Nwaobi who is the PDP candidate for the Anoicha North Constituency seat for the State House of Assembly noted that the PDP was prepared for the elections after several weeks of successful campaigns across Units, wards senatorial districts, the state and the country adding that the APC was afraid of failure.
The lawmaker noted that it was obvious that the PDP would win the presidential election as President Muhammadu Buhari had failed Nigerians on his party’s change agenda with so many lives and properties destroyed across the country as insecurity assumed a dangerous dimension.
Hon Nwaobi who is the Chairman, House Committee on Sports and Youths Development said the present APC federal government does not have the magic wand to turn around the economy of Nigeria even though Former President Goodluck Jonathan handed a country with the best economy in Africa things have gotten worse as Nigerians could hardly feed while the exchange rate had skyrocketed .
While stressing that Nigerians should be weary of the political antics of the APC and the postponement of the election, Hon. Nwaobi urged Nigerians to keep faith with the PDP and all its candidates in other to get the country working again.
He expressed optimism that this week will be used to further appeal to the electorate not to loose hope and come out in their thousands to vote for PDP candidates in the rescheduled February 23 presidential and National Assembly and the March 9 governorship and House Assembly elections.
He appealed to the people to remain calm and look forward with hope that their dreams of a better country under the PDP would not elude them.