Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo has picked Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim as his running mate for the Anambra Governorship election.
Naija News reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 6 governorship election in the state.
Soludo had scored 740 votes to defeat three other aspirants namely Hon Okwudili Ezenwankwo, Sir Damian Okolo, and Thankgod Ibe in the APGA Guber primary.
Deacon Samson Olaleye, who led a team from the APGA headquarters had declared Soludo winner and handed him the certificate of return.
In his acceptance speech after the primary, Soludo declared that he was humbled by the decision of the party members to make him their governorship candidate.
The former CBN governor have now picked Ibezim, who is a medical doctor by profession as his running mate.
Ibezim hails from Mbaukwu in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra.
He currently serves as Governor Willie Obiano’s Special Adviser on Indigenous Medicine and Herbal Practice.
He also doubles as the Managing Director of Anambra Oxygen Plant as well as the Executive Director of Anambra State Agency for Control of HIV/AIDS (ANSACA),
Ibezim enjoys support from the APGA leadership and followership from a vast majority of Ndi Anambra, especially the youths
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