The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accepted the nomination form of Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
The issuance of Nomination Forms by INEC and acceptance of the filled Nomination Forms containing the list of Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji’s nominators as required by Section 32 of the Electoral Act, has sealed the fate of former Governor of Central Bank, Prof. Charles Soludo to be the governorship candidate of APGA and Chief Victor Oye to upturn his sack as APGA Chairman.
The official deadline for making the submission closed today been 6th August 2021.
This phase which is a statutory process that marks the close of the process of nomination of candidates has buried the ambition of Soludo.
APGA, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Ikechukwu Chukwunyere, disclosed that the majority of APGA chieftains and House of Assembly lawmakers, who spoke, described the latest development as a victory for APGA members who have stood with Umeoji and are willing to sink and die for his ticket.
The member representing Ihiala Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Ifeanyi Momoh, the Chief Whip of the State House of Assembly, who led over 10 other lawmakers and the APGA State Auditor all welcomed the development and expressed the readiness of the APGA family and stakeholders to hit the ground running and bring landslide victory for Umeoji.
The lawmakers appealed to His Excellency, Governor Willie Obiano, Chief Victor Oye and Prof. Charles Soludo as one family rally around Umeoji, who holds the key to APGA victory to help develop on the agenda of APGA to keep doing more and expanding the good works of the Party.