Group Unveils Team Obiano, Online Fans of Anambra Governor.
AWKA: The Online Fans of the Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has officially unveiled a Movement/ Online Sensation called “Team Obiano” in a ground-Breaking ceremony Held yesterday in Awka, The Anambra State capital.
The Senior Special Assistant on Social Media to the Executive Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, Rtn. Ifeanyi Aniagoh has described his principal as the number one social media governor in Nigeria. This is even as he urged Ndi Anambra to ensure that the Governor Willie Obiano is returned come 2017 gubernatorial election in the state.
Aniagor who stated this during the official unveiling of Team Obiano, Online Fans, said Team Obiano was the Online fan base for all supporters of Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano across all social media platforms, noting that their structure had multitude of online followers with a 30-Man Exco (G30), 21 Local Government Representatives as Pillars of the structure, 326 ward Reps known as Enablers of the structure and 24 Diaspora Reps as frontiers of the structure.
According to the renowned social media influencer, their aim was to hit two million members that would ensure that the working gospel of Willie Obiano was preached and as well champion his re-election campaign, noting that their activities included the popularisation of Governor Willie Obiano’s lauded achievements, collection of quality Feedback from Ndi Anambra, unification of all fans and creation of social media entrepreneurs.
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Unveiling the team, Governor Willie Obiano represented by the Honourable commissioner for Information and communications strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta, described social media as future of communication, noting that his administration was working assiduously to ensure that the mindset of the youths of Anambra State were positively shaped and positioned. He called on Ndi Anambra to consolidate on the gains recorded by the founders of social media, noting that the world had automatically turned into a global village.
Obiano expressed gratitude to God for given him and his team the will power to carry out the onerous task of leading Anambra State, stating that he had been able to interfaced with the Print and electronic media, adding that he would ensure that the message of his works as the governor of Anambra State and re-election campaign would be communicated through all possible communication channels. Gov. Obiano said he would leave no stone unturned in his drive to take Anambra State to her desired destination. According to him, the project was way beyond politics and urged all to be part of it. Gov. Obiano while urging for support, singled out his Senior Special Assistant on Social Media, Rtn. Ifeanyi Aniagor for special praise, describing initiative as noble and timely.
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Speaking on his recent stimulus package pronouncement for Ndi Anambra, Obiano said it was part of his administration’s way of cushioning the effect of recession, noting that the global economic meltdown had brought untold hardship on the citizens.
For his part, the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Political Matters, Hon. Chinedu Obidigwe, expressed satisfaction over the decision of Governor Willie Obiano to engage the youth of Anambra State meaningfully. He maintained that Gov. Obiano’s idea of involving the youth in governance had paid handsomely, noting that the role of youths in nation building cannot be overemphasised, adding that they would continue to encourage youth participation in governance. This is even as he enjoined the organisers to be proactive and focused.
He said the youth had taken Governor Willie Obiano’s re-election campaign upon themselves and urged them not to relent.
In a vote of thanks, the State leader of Team Obiano, Online fans, and Special Assistant to the Governor on Political Matters, Hon. Chito Modestus Tokas Ohazulike, thanked all those who came from far and near to grace the occasion. The ex lawmaker prayed God to guide them safely back to their various destinations.
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Those in attendance included:
- The Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Media, Mr. Emeka Ozumba,
- The MD/CEO, Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS, Nze Uche Nworah,
- MD/ Editor-in-chief of National Light Newspaper,
- The founder Chief Willie Obiano Support Group, Chief Jude Emecheta,
- Veteran actress and movie producer, Mrs. Uju Edochie Ngene and many other notable social media influencers
Credits: Chikwendu Wisdom, Fides