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The Senator representing Anambra Central in the Senate, Sen Uche Ekwunife has congratulated Mr. Valentine Ozigbo on his emergence as the PDP flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State.
In a statement on Sunday in Awka, Ewunife called for formidable unity among party members to ensure that PDP would emerge winner in the November 6th governorship election.
Ozigbo polled 62 votes to defeat other aspirants and emerged as the party’s candidate during the primaries held at Prof Dora Akunyili Women’s Development Centre, Awka, on Saturday.
The Eastern Updates had yesterday reported that another faction of the party had also elected Sen. Ugochukwu Uba as PDP’s candidate at Paul University playground, Awka.
The senator commended the party leadership, stakeholders, and members for ensuring a peaceful primary election.
She urged all party faithful to support Ozigbo’s candidature in the interest of the party and the people of the state.
‘I wish to congratulate the winner of the governorship primary election of our great party, PDP, and I join millions of party faithful to give glory to God for granting us a peaceful nomination process.
‘In every democratic contest there must be a winner, and as far as our governorship primary election is concerned, a winner has emerged.
‘I commend our party leadership headed by the cerebral National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, and those who played part in the processes culminating in the primary election,’ she said.
Ekwunife specially thanked her campaign organisation and support groups; the delegates; the former Governor of the state, Mr. Peter Obi; Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, and Sen. Stella Oduah, for their exemplary leadership and support.
THE EASTERN UPDATES