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2019: Disabled person guns for Imo governorship

A 47-year-old physically challenged person, Chief Samuelson Onyekwere Emehibe, has expressed his interest in running for the governorship of Imo State in the 2019 general elections.
Emehibe declared his interest when leaders of the Imo State Disabled Leadership Forum, an Umbrella orgnisation of association of persons living with disabilities in the state, paid a visit on the group’s life patron, Sir Geo-Cassidy Josiah, in Owerri.
He said that his ambition was fired by a desired to render selfless governance and put similes on the faces of people.
Citing Franklin Roosevelt a crippled former President of America, a as a shining examples of a good leader, Chief Emehibe said that since people without specifically pronounced persons have failed in governance, it was time to try physically challenged persons for who have the ability to redeem the state.
Roosevelt, he said, made America proud in areas of life as president.
The governorship hopeful, a political scientist and alumnus of Pacific Western University, Colorado, USA, vowed to defeat other contestants.
He said that the citizenry should enjoy better quality of life by getting steady supply of water and electricity, and other infrastructure, enhanced pay for workers as well as quality education and medicare.
According to him, politicians with sugar-coated months have deceived the people enough.
He, however, did not mention his party platform.
Chief Emehibe, who is also the president of the Anglican Congress for Physically Challenged Persons in Nigeria, applauded the incumbent Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, for what he described as visible traces of democracy dividends he has put in place.
Their host and principal life patron, Sir Geo-Cassidy Josiah, praised the guber aspirant for his courage and charged all physically challenged persons to put their trust in God.
He urged them to remain united and law abiding while he assured them of financial and moral support.
He advised the guber aspirant to keep his campaign promises if he wins and to emulate former president Goodluck Jonathan in conceding defeat should he lose.

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