INEC releases names of running mates in Anambra Guber ----37 Political parties eligible

www.odogwublog.com reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the names of governorship candidates and their running mates for the November 18 election in Anambra state.

Governor Willie Obiano retained his deputy, Dr Nkem Okeke and Dr Alex Ekweme’s daughter Chidi appeared as running mate for the PDP candidate, Oseloka Obaze.

The son of former President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dozie Ikedife Jr appeared as running mate to APC candidate, Dr Tony Nwoye.

As well INEC  listed 37 registered political parties that are eligible to contest the November 18 governorship election in the state.

Some of the parties and their running mate were, Chief Willie Obiano (APGA) with Dr Nkem Okeke, Dr Tony Okechukwu Nwoye (APC) with Dozie Ikedife Jr., Mr Oseloka Obaze (PDP) with Chidi Onyemelukwe and Chief Osita Chidoka (UPP) with Chief Mercel Okeke.

The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji, said the exercise was in line with what was required of the commission by the law.

He said the commission had put all necessary mechanisms in place to ensure a transparent and hitch free election.
However, he appealed to the various political parties in the state to campaign peacefully to help the commission deliver on its mandate of free, fair and credible election.

INEC releases names of running mates in Anambra Guber ----37 Political parties eligible INEC releases names of running mates in Anambra Guber ----37 Political parties eligible Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Rating: 5

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