The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has picked Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, as its candidate for the November 18 governorship election in the state.
Obiano was declared the winner of the party’s primary which held today, Tuesday, at the Dora Akunyili Women’s Development Centre, in Awka, the state capital.
Obiano, who is the incumbent governor, was the sole contestant in the primary and polled 1,070 “yes” votes from a total accredited delegates of 1,092. There were 11 ” no” votes against the governor’s candidature while 11 votes were invalid.
APGA also elected Maxi Okwu as the new national chairman. He had led the party in interim capacity in the last two months. [myad]