Anambra 2021: Battle to wrestle power begins as PDP announces sale of governorship forms

Anambra 2021: Battle to wrestle power begins as PDP announces sale of governorship forms

- PDP has announced the sale of forms to its members who are interested in contesting the guber election in Anambra

- The announcement was made by the opposition party in Abuja on Monday, March 15

- Aspirants are expected to submit their completed forms at the party's office

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Ahead of the elections in Anambra state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has started the sale of governorship nomination forms for aspirants seeking to contest on its platform.

The party on Monday, March 15, announced that it had commenced the sale of expression of interest and nomination forms for the 2021 gubernatorial poll at the PDP national secretariat, Abuja. gathered that this was made known by the opposition party in a series of tweets via its official Twitter account as one of the aspirants High Chief Obiora Okonkwo purchased his forms.

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Anambra 2021: Battle to wrestle power begins as PDP announces sale of governorship forms
High Chief Obiora Okonkwo has picked his nomination form at PDP's national secretariat in Abuja. Photo credit: @OfficialPDPNig
Source: Twitter

As at the time of filing this report, the party was yet to disclose the cost of its governorship nomination form.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has not announced the sale of its nomination forms but has begun nationwide registration of new members and the revalidation of their existing members.

Meanwhile, reported that as Governor Willie Obiano begins preparations to hand over the mantle of leadership in Anambra, aspirants have emerged for the gubernatorial election in 2021.

The contestants who are majorly from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), PDP and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are all top business tycoons in the state.

In line with the choice of most of the aspirants and that of the former governor, Chukwuemeka Ezife, Obiano has said that his successor must come from the southern region of the state.

In another report, Senator Uche Ekwunife revealed major reasons why she would get the support and mandate of the electorates to become the next governor ahead of the forthcoming Anambra gubernatorial elections.

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The lawmaker representing the people of Anambra central senatorial district listed her achievements in the Senate and years of experience in public service.

She made this known in a brief chat with newsmen during the flag-off of her empowerment programme where she distributed 400 tricycles to her constituents, in Awka.

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Oluwatobi Bolashodun is a journalist with six years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Babcock University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Oluwatobi is a Current Affairs Editor, mostly writing on political, educational, and business topics. She uses her team spirit to encourage others to work hard.


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