October 18, 2021


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Anambra guber: Ex-APGA aspirant picks ADC governorship ticket

Former governorship aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo, has emerged governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) for the November 6 election in Anambra State.

Nwankpo emerged the party’s flag bearer after affirmation votes supersvised by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and national officers of the party in Awka, Anambra State, on Wednesday.

Chairman of the ADC Anambra state committee on the governorship primary election, Chief Anayo Arinze, said 7,351 delegates were accredited for the election and since, they had only one candidate, they have decided to go by affirmative votes.

Responding, the ADC candidate, who was among the aspirants disqualified by APGA, said that some people did not want his name to appear on the ballot paper but God has given him the opportunity.

He said God has given him the ticket and he will traverse the state as part of strategy to win the election.