- In a build-up to the 2023 general elections, the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has finalised its primary elections
- The party recently held a special convention in Abuja, the nation's capital with an array of party members and leaders in attendance
- APGA's convergence in Abuja saw members and delegates decide who will be the flag bearer of the party
Umeadi’s declaration as the party’s candidate was made known at the party’s special convention with the presence of the party’s members and leaders from all the six geo-political zones of Nigeria.
As gathered by Legit.ng, the convention was held at the party’s headquarters in Katampe-Abuja.
150 delegate endorses Prof. Umeadi
Prof. Umeadi’s victory was confirmed after he secured the approval of 150 party delegates who endorsed his candidacy.
Speaking at the convention, the national chairman of APGA, Chief Victor Oye expressed his profound appreciation to party members and delegates for making it to the convention in Abuja.
Oye who was filled with optimism and motivation stated that APGA will pull up an upset and win the presidential seat in the 2023 general elections.
He said Prof. Umeadi is primed to succeed President Muhammadu as the next president of Nigeria.
Meanwhile, Umeadi while reacting to his emergence as the party’s flag bearer pledged that he will transform Nigeria into a better place for Nigerians if elected into the Aso Villa.
Senate: Obiano’s wife floors husband’s ex-chief of staff for APGA ticket
In another report, Ebelechukwu Obiano has won the Anambra North senatorial primary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
She defeated her husband’s former Chief of Staff, Primus Odili, to emerge the APGA candidate in a keenly contested primary.
Mrs Obiano, at the primary held at the Chuba Ikpeazu Stadium, Onitsha, Onitsha North Local Government Area, scored 152 votes while her closest rival, Odili got 120.
2023: Senator Abaribe rejects APGA's offer
Following reports of his joining the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has said he is not leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The lawmaker debunked the claim that he was leaving the PDP to pursue his governorship aspiration through his media aide.
According to Abaribe, leaving the opposition party has never crossed his mind and he would be contesting for the Abia governorship on the PDP platform.