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Obaze wins Anambra PDP Governorship primaries

Obaze wins Anambra PDP Governorship primaries

Former Secretary to the Anambra State Government, Mr Oseloka Obaze, has emerged winner of the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State on Monday.

He polled a total of 672 votes to defeat two other aspirants,  Alex Obi-Ogbolu who got 190 votes and Ifeanyi Ubah who got 94 votes.

It was gathered that 958 party delegates participated in the election.

Six aspirants had indicated interest to battle for the Anambra PDP governorship ticket, but three others – Stella Oduah, John Emeka and Linda Ikpeazu – dropped before the process began.

Earlier before the election, some of the aspirants alleged that the list of delegates to participate in the election had been hijacked.

They, however, called on the PDP Delegate Appeal Panel led by Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State to look into the matter.

Meanwhile, Obaze won the PDP ticket 24 hours after Tony Nwoye emerged winner of the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Nwoye, a member of the House of Representatives, had scored 2,146 votes to defeat his nearest rival, Senator Andy Ubah who got 931 votes.

 

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