By Ikeugonna Eleke
Widow of the late Senate President, Dr Chuba Okadigbo, Mrs Margery, and 20 other former Lawmakers in Anambra State, are sure that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will take over Anambra State. This followed their meeting on how to install the next governor of the state.
Mrs Okadigbo, a former senator representing Anambra North Senatorial Zone, said they will stop at nothing to ensure that the next governor of the state comes from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Margery, alongside 20 other former state and federal lawmakers, met over the weekend under the auspices of Parliamentary Caucus of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Anambra State Chapter.
The meeting was convened by Senator Emma Anosike in his country home in Umuleri, Anambra East Local Government Area, behind closed doors, while a copy of the resolution was made available to Fides after the meeting.
The communique signed by all 21 ex-lawmakers present at the meeting, stated that the group would work as one to ensure the victory of the APC in the November governorship election in the state, while charging the leadership of the party to put in place a process that would allow for credible primary election.
Part of the communique read: “We resolve to come together, as a united body under the APC family to contribute to the success of the party at the state and national levels.
“We resolve to work assiduously, in conjunction with all existing party organs, for the victory of the party in this year’s gubernatorial election.
“To liaise with the party to ensure the emergence of the most electable candidate for the November 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra State.”
The group charged the party to put in place a credible process that would ensure a free and fair primary for all the aspirants.