Uba, Oduah Emerge PDP Senatorial Candidates In Anambra
Chief Chris Ubah and Sen. Stella Oduah on Friday emerged candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Anambra North and Anambra North Senatorial Districts respectively.
The primary elections for the two Senatorial Districts were held at Marble Arch Hotel, Awka.
Mr Alfred Isename, PDP Returning Officer for the senatorial primary contest said the winners polled the highest number of valid votes cast by the delegates.
Announcing the results, Isename said Uba polled a total of 338 votes to emerge winner for Anambra South over Mr Valentine Ozigbo, Nnekegwo Unaegbu and Queen Peace who scored three, seven and four votes respectively.
Obinna Uzoh scored zero votes in the contest.
Isename said Oduah polled 278 votes to clinch the ticket for Anambra North ahead of Mr Tony Nwoye and Mr John Okechukwu who scored one point and zero votes respectively.
Isename said the exercise was in full compliance with the party constitution and Independent National Electoral Commission guidelines.
In a reaction, Uba thanked the delegates for finding him worthy to fly the party’s flag and assured that he would work in the overall interest of Anambra South.
In other contest, Sen. Uche Ekwunife emerged the flag bearer of the party in Anambra Central Senatorial District being the sole aspirant for PDP ticket in the zone.