The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, has denied the reports that he had stepped down from the keenly contested election. In a statement released on Friday, November 10, by the Sam Jones Governorship Campaign Council, Anyanwu clarified that the news was entirely false and was being spread by mischievous individuals. The statement, signed by the director of new media of the Sam Jones Governorship Campaign Council, Dumebi Ifeanyichukwu, emphasized that the report was fake news and urged the public to disregard it....Click Here To Continue Reading>>
The statement reads:
“The SamJones Governorship Campaign Council is compelled to address a malicious video circulating, falsely claiming that our esteemed candidate, Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu, has withdrawn from the gubernatorial race.
“We emphatically state that this information is categorically FALSE. After a thorough examination of the video, it became evident that it was heavily edited with manipulated audio to mislead the public.
“We call on the general public to disregard the video,” it added.
Senator Anyanwu is one of the leading candidates in the race for the top job in Imo State.
He is up against incumbent Governor Hope Uzodimma of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The PDP governorship candidate had promised to create about 23,000 jobs with his 100 days in office if elected.