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Nwuba, Nweke, Elected APGA Delegates for Ward 4, Awka

Ahead of the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, Hon Leo Nwuba and Chief Osondo Nweke, have been elected delegates for Ward 4 of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Awka, report Alexander Johnson Adejoh and Adejumoke Alebiosu.

The election which took place, June 15, was presided by Hon Chikodi Nnoyelu, Chairman, APGA, Awka South, LGA, at the APGA Ward 4 Secretariat, Ezi Awka, in Awka South Local Government Area, with over a hundred party members in attendance.

Speaking to Fides shortly after the election, Hon Nnoyelu said it was necessary to conduct the ward delegates’ election in all the 21 LGAs owing to the fact the party leadership had billed June 23 for the APGA primary election in Anambra State.

L-R: Hon Leo Nwuba, Awka South LGA Chairman; Hon Chikod iNnoyelu, Chairman, APGA, Awka South LGA, & Chief Osondo Nweke, elected delegate. Dateline June 15, 2021.

She also commended APGA party members in Ward 4 on the role they played in the concluded ward congress elections, applauding the people of Ezi Awka for maintaining peace through the voting and collation process. The exercise was conducted in total compliance to COVID-19 protocols at the polling point.

In her words, ‘I wish to congratulate our party members and leaders in ward 4 for electing credible delegates and for the peaceful conduct of the election. We thank the delegates for accepting the responsibility and for the role they will play in the forthcoming APGA Primary election.’

Speaking to Fides, Hon Nwuba, one of the delegates, who is also the transition chairman of Awka South LGA, said they had unanimously agreed to throw their weight behind the aspiration of Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, as governorship candidate of their party for the forthcoming primary election.

He expressed satisfaction with what he described as the 100 percent vote of confidence offered him by his constituents, having been nominated unopposed.

According to him, he agreed to put aside his personal ambitions to represent his people in order to work together for the development of the community and Anambra State at large.

‘There are times in life when we must put our personal interest aside and work together for the development of our community,’ Hon Nwuba said