As the 2021 Governorship Election in Anambra State draws closer, Several Aspirants in taking over from Governor Willie Obiano are already moving across the nook and cranny of the State. The Likely Successors of Governor Obiano includes
1. Dr. Godwin Maduka (PDP)
Maduka is a reowned Medical Doctor, Businessman and Politician. He is the Founder of Las Vegas Pain Institute located in Nevada, United States. He hails from Umuchukwu, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
2. Senator Uche Ekwunife (PDP)
Senator Ekwunife is the Lawmaker representing Anambra Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly. Fondly called IYOM, the grassroot Politician was a Member of the House of Representatives between 2007 and 2015. She is currently making her Third attempt to govern Anambra State.
3. Professor Charles Soludo (APGA)
Soludo is a close ally of Governor Obiano, He is an Academician and Administrator turned Politician, The 60years-old Professor of Economics served as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from 2004 to 2009. He contested the 2010 Anambra State Gubernatorial Election as the PDP Candidate but did not win. He later decamped to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in July 2013.
4. Senator Ifeanyi Ubah (YPP)
In 2019, Ifeanyi Ubah, an Oil Magnate turned Politician defeated Two Political Giants, Andy Uba of the APC and his younger brother, Chris Uba of the PDP to win the Anambra South Senatorial Election. The Nnewi-born Ubah had previously contested for the Governorship Seat on Two different occasions.