Maduako Igbokwe l Thursday, September 15, 2022
ONITSHA, Anambra – Young Progressive Party (YPP) Senatorial candidate for Anambra Central senatorial District Dr. Anthony Umeadi has promised to be a distinct senator if he is elected.
He made the statement while addressing members of Nigerian Union Journalists (NUJ) Anambra State chapter on Thursday on his ambition to be a senator.
According to him, it has been his dream to bring quality representations to his people and make great difference from what used to be .
“I am assuring you that with me as a senator, you will have a senator with a difference. I am going into senate to bring the desire change the people need. We have been having people who have been unleashing hardship on the people. They promised what they have no intention to do . It is time we stop those who promise what they cannot do ” he said .
According to him, he is going to give his people quality representations, noting that as a representative of the people, he will be consulting widely with them all times.
He said that if he is elected senator to represent Anambra Central, he would bring on board everybody to be able to understand their needs.
According to him, the same set of people who have been representing us have failed and it is time to change them.
On while he is leaving his well paid medical job for politics ,he said he has intention of touching more lives as a politician, because there are limit an individual can touch the lives of people on his own capacity.
Umeadi said that, he was disturbed that many people are suffering while few are living comfortable and enjoying in their homes.
“I am worried that people asked for school fees of about N20,000. I have a foundation to reach out to the poor , especially the brilliant one ,who have good results but no money to train them .
“In my foundation, we use to empower the youths ,reducing the poverty in the communities and also treating people with health challenges. There is a limit one can do as an individual. I thought I can do more as a senator” he said .
Umeadi also stated that he was disturbed by the so called old political war horse who have not done any thing to improve the lives of people around them .
“I am not worried or interested about those people manipulating the electoral process to win election. Our people are now politically educated and they will vote right this time during the election” he said.
If elected, he said he would always tell his people the truth and nothing more.