The All Progressives Grand Alliance has recommended the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee for publishing the names of Chukwuma Soludo and Onyekachikwu Ibezim because the governorship and deputy governorship candidates of the occasion respectively for the November 6, 2021 Anambra State Governorship Election.
The occasion additionally stated INEC nearly destroyed the nation’s democracy with the preliminary exclusion of Soludo from the listing of candidates within the forthcoming ballot.
APGA was reacting to the substitute of Michael Umeoji with Soludo because the governorship candidate of the occasion.
INEC Nationwide Commissioner and Chairman, Info and Voter Training Committee, Festus Okoye, in an announcement in Abuja on Thursday, had introduced the elimination of Umeoji and the inclusion of Soludo as APGA candidate.
Okoye had additionally stated the ultimate listing of candidates that may contest the Anambra ballot can be revealed on October 7.
Reacting in an announcement titled, ‘APGA Commends INEC, Congratulates Soludo, Ibezim’, the occasion expressed pleasure that “after a number of weeks of suspense and confusion INEC had introduced some respite by obeying the Kano Court docket of Attraction judgment”.
Within the assertion signed by APGA Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Tex Okechukwu, the occasion, nonetheless, regretted that “INEC nearly destroyed the nation’s democracy by publishing the title of anyone who had no enterprise being there within the first place, thanking God for his mercy and love”.
It congratulated tens of millions of its supporters for his or her steadfastness, braveness and loyalty to APGA.
“We thank our quite a few supporters, well-wishers and mates throughout occasion strains for standing by us all through the attempting interval.
“Collectively we’ll work to repeat the 21/21 report we set in 2017 as a result of our authorities in Anambra State has carried out creditably,” the assertion concluded.