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Politics of Thursday, 23 September 2021


Anambra Election: Nobody can stop APC - Senator Oduah

Senator Stella Oduah (middle) Senator Stella Oduah (middle)

The senator representing Anambra North at the Senate, Senator Stella Oduah, has declared that the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) would be defeated in the next governorship poll in the state.

The Nation reports that she said that no person or political party can stop the All Progressives Congress (APC) from winning the November 6, election. gathered that she promised to deliver the zone to APC and the governorship candidate, Senator Andy Uba during the election.

Oduah spoke during the APC stakeholders meeting in Awka, the state capital.

She called all the leaders and aggrieved persons to close ranks for the party’s victory.

The senator said:

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“We are committed to deploying everything in our arsenal to ensure victory for the APC in Anambra North come November 6(2021) and this is not a contest I take lightly, as I have immense respect and confidence in the ability of Senator Andy Uba to turn, and position, Anambra to a state every Anambrarian can be proud of.

“That being said, I am making a personal commitment to ensure victory for our great party and the work has already begun, in the way and manner our various support groups, NGOs and teeming supporters spread across the length and breadth of Anambra North have already been deployed in a massive polling unit to polling unit campaign drive.”

She urged aggrieved members of the party to close ranks saying “especially at this material time our state is experiencing an existential threat that would require the input of all well-meaning Anambrarians to save it from the quagmire it currently finds itself in.

Meanwhile, had previously reported that ahead of the November 6, governorship election in Anambra state, six members of the Anambra state House of Assembly elected on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

It was reported that the defection which took place on the night of Tuesday, August 31, boosted the chances of the APC to defeat the candidate of the ruling APGA at the poll.

The defectors were received by the chairman APC caretaker and extraordinary convention planning committee and Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni.