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The senator representing Imo East, Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu, popularly known as Samdaddy, says that no amount of political pressure would make him contest for the the governorship position of Imo State in 2019.

Rather, the Senator promised to support any political movement that would see his senatorial district produce the next governor of the state in a two years time.

Speaking at the country home of, Chief Assams Victor, in the Ikeduru Local Government Area of the state during a "thank you"  ceremony for all the campaign directors and executives of the Samdaddy campaign Organization, the Imo Lawmaker said that the call for an Owerri zone governor in 2019 was a just cause.

Samdaddy said "I am not running for governor in 2019. I am not interested in it. But I will support every move that would make an Owerri zone person the next governor of the state. I would be glad that in my time as a senator, one of my constituents would emerge the next governor of Imo State ".

Samdaddy who is the chairman Senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions, averred that he is better off as a senator than aspiring to be a Governor, adding that his constituents did not make any mistake in sending him to the red chamber of the National Assembly.

The lawmaker specially commended Chief Victor for sponsoring the event in his house in his (Samdaddy)honour, promising that more dividends of democracy await the people of Owerri Zone.

Chief Victor said that he sponsored the program because he felt delighted that such politicians who were helpful in the processes that led to the emergence of Samdaddy as a senator of the Federal Republic.

The PDP chieftain maintained that Samdaddy had given his people a pragmatic voice in the Senate and the best way to encourage him was to thank the people who were instrumental to his electoral victory in 2015 .

The highlight of the occasion was the Commissioning of a new PDP ward secretariat and Samdaddy computer training center built by Chief Victor by the senator.

- Okeoma

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