Forward of the November 6, 2021 Anambra State Governorship Election, the candidate of the Younger Progressives Social gathering, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, has challenged Prof. Charles Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance to a public debate.
Ubah, who represents Anambra South within the higher legislative chamber, disclosed that is in a press release by his media workplace on Sunday.
The assertion was titled, ‘Anambra2021: Senator Ifeanyi Ubah Challenges Prof. Soludo To Present His Manifesto Inside 48hours And A Public Debate Inside 7 Days Of Presentation Of His Manifesto’.
The senator referred to a current assertion made by Soludo that Anambra was too refined for a college certificates holder to aspire to manipulate.
Reacting, Ubah stated, “I’ve watched with eager curiosity, the mudslinging and needlessly disruptive remark made by Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance to the impact that WAEC Certificates holders can not govern Anambra State.
“To the glory of God, having just lately graduated with a 2.2 LL.B Hons from the Prestigious Baze College, Abuja by dint of arduous work, I don’t think about it crucial or really feel the obsessive compulsion to flaunt my College Diploma as it’s not a prerequisite to contest for Governorship.
“Prof. Soludo’s assertion is a sport of misdirection which seeks to distract us from specializing in sturdy coverage arguments and constructive debates that can resolve the palpable crises of governance in Anambra State.
“I sincerely retain the assumption that the period of ‘textbook grammatical grandstanding’ and theoretical politics is over in Anambra. Our individuals now need a chief with practicable concepts and dynamism to maneuver the state ahead. Concepts that can proffer sustainable options to the socio-economic issues beclouding the state attributable to dangerous governance delivered to the fore by the current authorities.
“On this regard, I’m difficult Prof. Soludo to an open public manifesto debate with me. Allow us to put our manifestos out earlier than the court docket of public opinion and adjudication in order to let the individuals resolve their most popular candidate whose agenda resonates with the layman and citizens.”
“Conclusively, elections and the debates that comply with must be solely centered on points that will likely be useful to the citizens, not about throwing every part, together with the kitchen sink at one another.
“Our conduct throughout this pre-election interval displays our means to carry out our duties dutifully if/when elected into public workplace. I want to implore each considered one of us to do the best factor with respect to making sure that our campaigns are bereft of calumny and performed in a correct and sane method. I’m assured that such a transfer will additional solidify our democracy and entrench purposeful narratives that can change the tide of our polity positively,” Ubah added.