About Anambra State Needs Valentine Ozigbo
By Dr. Justin Kingland
Anambra Needs Valentine Ozigbo ‘s mission is to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and to make sure a Godly person is being elected to all Anambrians.
So different in background, so opposed in interest, you would not find our kind elsewhere on the earth or anywhere in human history. As Ndi Igbo we have succeeded, not because we struggle with one another, but because we somehow have learned to recognize that the single issue that will always call us to arms is one that requires the defense of each other – a defense against the aggression that strikes at the heart of the Anambrians experience and endangers our freedom and ability to self-govern.
Here at Anambra Needs Valentine Ozigbo, Anambrians young and old volunteer their time, take no money from special interest groups, and have committed themselves to an extraordinary effort that, if successful, will provide their fellow Ndi Anambra State with the tools for a reemergence of political power not known for since the creation of the new Anambra State. Their idea is one you may have thought of yourself. It is a deceptively simple concept but enormously difficult to achieve and would not be possible without the collaboration of the Anambrians willing to lay their partisan differences aside for this one crucial task to deliver Valentine Ozigbo in order to save our dear state and our people.
Picture this: thousands of citizens from (APC, APGA, YPP, LP, ZLP, PDP) working together, spending endless hours researching the backgrounds and records of candidates for Anambra state governorship election scheduled for 6th November 2021 to discover their voting records, campaign contributions, public statements, biographical data (including their work history) and evaluations of them generated by over 18 special interest groups. Our volunteers test each candidate’s willingness to provide Ndi Anambra with their positions on the issues they will most likely face if elected through the Political Courage Test as the Governor of Anambra State.
Anambra State Needs Valatine Ozigbo is a historic undertaking. Anambrians under different parties come together, not in selfish interest or to support one candidate over another, but to defend democracy by supporting a prudent candidate who matches the evaluations generated by the special interest groups. It is an extraordinary gathering of people committed to one purpose: to strengthen the most essential component of democracy — access to information — even as it suffers grave attacks from candidates and political parties who are not happy with us for throwing our weight in support of Valentine Ozigbo, many who are now willing to manipulate information and deceive voters.
In essence, what Anambra Needs Valentine Ozigbo’s interns and volunteers have done is ensure that tolerance will no longer be the only option available to the millions of us who are tormented by the issueless rhetoric and often misleading attacks that define contemporary Anambra politics. Valentine Ozigbo has come to change the narratives and to right the wrongs.
All of us realize that the mudslinging tactics once associated only with the crudest kinds of local politics now characterize virtually all campaigns and have stripped us of the most crucial component in our struggle to self-govern: access to abundant, accurate and relevant information about those who govern us and those who wish to replace those who do. We have come to conclude that Valentine Ozigbo is the man for the job, he is prudent, young and his vast experience in public service cannot be compered.
Amb. Dr. Justin Okechukwu Kingland (DrM)
UN-(DESA) Change Ambassador for Peace and Humanity
Founder/Creator: Anambra Needs Valentine Ozigbo