Anambra Governorship Get Fresh APC Appointment

The 2021 Anambra governorship election has been scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to hold on November 6.

According to the Yobe State Governor and Chairman of the party’s Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, the council will be headed by Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma.

Buni added that members of the council include Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje; Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello; and Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege among others.

Inaugurating the committee, the APC Caretaker chairman charged the campaign team to deliver Anambra to the APC.

Buni expressed optimism that the party will emerge victorious at the polls.

Recall that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had also constituted a campaign council to ensure the victory of the party in the upcoming election.

The members of the PDP campaign council unveiled include a former Anambra State governor and 2019 vice presidential candidate, Peter Obi, the senator representing Anambra North, Stella Oduah.

According to the party, Senator Uche Ekwunife will serve as chairperson to the campaign council while Senator Oduah will serve as the co-chairperson; Dr Winston Udeh will serve as the vice-chairman.

Dr Alex Obiogbolu will serve as the Director-General (DG) while Chris Azubogu, Gabriel Onyenwife and Dr A. A. Anagu are to serve as zonal directors of campaign South, North and Central respectively.

Other members include Tim Egboka, a former member of the Anambra State House of Assembly; Tony Offiah, a prominent PDP stalwart; Ugochukwu Okeke, former governorship aspirant, and a former lawmaker, George Ozodinobi.

Others and their portfolio as announced by the party Eucharia Azodo (Religious Groups), Emeka Etiaba (Legal); Chidi Onyemelukwu (Women Mobilisation), Obinna Ufudo (Finance), Don Onochie (Contacts and Mobilisation), Valentine Ayika (Strategy and Planning), Aziza Uko (Media and Communications), Ejike Oguebego (Inter and Intra Party Affairs) and Rose Nwankwo (Support Groups).

Others are Joe Martins Uzodike (Publicity), Chudi Akude (Research, Statistics, and Training); Ogom Izukanne (Youth Mobilisation); Fab Ozoigbo (Campaign Operations); Benji Uba (Transport); Chikaodili Obiefuna (Welfare); Chinelo Ofoche (Protocols); and Chuba Oranusi (Non-Indigenous Groups).