Anambra 2021: Soludo's Chances Threatened as APGA Denies Endorsing ex-CBN Governor as Candidate

Anambra 2021: Soludo's Chances Threatened as APGA Denies Endorsing ex-CBN Governor as Candidate

- APGA has frowned at the media report which indicated that Soludo was nominated as its governorship candidate

- INEC is conducting a gubernatorial election in Anambra state on November 6

- Norbert Obi, the APGA chairman, however, said that the party would conduct a credible primary where its candidate would be elected

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The governorship ambition of the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Charles Soludo, may have hit the rock after the pronouncement of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Tuesday, April 20.

The Punch reports that the party said it had not nominated Soludo as its candidate in the November 6 poll in Anambra state.

Anambra 2021: Soludo's chances threatened as APGA denies endorsing ex-CBN governor as candidate
APGA says that it never nominated Charles Soludo as its candidate for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra state. Credit: @CCSoludo.
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Legit.ng gathered that the state chairman of the party, Norbert Obi, made this known at a press conference in Awka, the state capital.

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Obi described as preposterous stories making the rounds that the party had settled for Soludo for the poll.

He said:

“We are conscious of what happened in Zamfara where a certain political party won elections but did not rule because of improper primaries. So, we shall hold a proper, free and fair election for the November poll to ensure the most credible person emerged as our standard-bearer."

Obi, however, warned against negative media war among media aides of APGA governorship aspirants, noting that the party would sanction the perpetrators of such acts.

The chairman noted that it is unfortunate that some social media aides delight themselves in running down the names and personalities of party faithful for declaring intentions to contest on the platform of APGA.

He further stated that APGA is a peaceful party in the state, adding that it has been in control of the governance of Anambra since March 17, 2006.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that ex-CBN governor Soludo reacted to the killing of three policemen guarding him.

It was reported that the ugly incident happened on Wednesday, March 31, in Isuofia, Aguata local government area of Anambra state during a meeting with the youths of the community.

Source: Legit Nigeria

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