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INEC Drops PDP, APGA Candidates from Anambra Gubernatorial

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has published list of candidates for the November 6 Governorship Election in Anambra state.

In the list published on Friday, the commission in accordance with court orders dropped candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Mr Valentine Ozigbo and the All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA, Professor Chukwuma Soludo.

In a statement by the INEC National Commissioner in charge of Publicity and Information, Barrister Festus Okoye, the commission met on Thursday among other things considered the list/personal particulars of candidates nominated by
the various political parties for the Anambra State Governorship
election scheduled to hold on 6 Novermber 2021.

INEC said “The Commission also considered and took cognizance of the
Judgments/Court Orders served on it in relation to the primaries
the political parties and other processes leading to the election”

“In line with section 31(3) of the Electoral Act, 2010(as amended) the
personal particulars of the candidates will be published in the
Commissians Notice Board in Awka, Anambra State while the names
of the candidates, their gender, party, age, qualification and the
Commissions decision/ remarks are herein attached.”

INEC assured that it will continue to act in consonance with the constitution and also obey judgments and orders of courts served on it.

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