The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of candidates for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State.
A statement on Thursday by INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said the commission met and deliberated on a wide range of issues including preparations for the Anambra State governorship election.
“In line with the timetable and schedule of activities for the election released on 19th January 2021, the commission, has today, 7th October 2021 implemented two additional activities. The final register of voters for the Anambra governorship election was presented to the 18 registered political parties participating in the election at the headquarters of the commission in Awka, Anambra State.
“Furthermore, the commission released the final list of candidates for the election and has pasted same in the state office of the commission in Awka, Anambra State.
“The list has also been uploaded to the commission’s website and social media platform,” the statement said.
The list published include names of Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), along with 15 other candidates. The candidates vying for the governorship position are all male.
There are, however, seven females listed as deputy governorship candidate.
The commission assured residents of Anambra State of its resolve to ensure smooth conduct of the election, and ensure that the right to vote in a safe and secure environment is guaranteed.
See list below;
|A||Maduka Godwin||Obi Ifeatu|
|AA||Etiaba Chukwuogo||Uchebo Mwao|
|AAC||Nwankwo Chidozie||Nwaebili Clare|
|ADC||Akachukwu Nwankpo||Lawrence Ughamadu|
|ADP||Ume-Ezeoke Douglas||Maxwell Chukujama|
|APC||Andy Uba||Chukwuemeka Okafor|
|APGA||Charles Soludo||Ibezim Gilbert|
|APM||Onyejegbu Okwudili||Onuora Letitia|
|APP||Azubuike Echetebu||Ogbonna Nnabike|
|BP||Chika Okeke||Chika Adibe|
|LP||Agbasimalo Emmanuel||Muokwue Peter|
|NNPP||Ohajimkpo Emeka||Nwude Ebelechukwu|
|NRM||Ezenwafor Victor||Ojukwu Chukwuma|
|PDP||Valentine Ozigbo||Lilian Enemo|
|PRP||Nnamdi Nwawuo||Igbo Gozie|
|SDP||Uzoh Godwin||Chira Obiora|
|YPP||Ifeanyi Ubah||Okechukwu Eze|
|ZLP||Okonkwo Francis||Jessie Uka|