INEC has released the full list of 18 candidate that would participate in the forthcoming Anambra Governorship election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of candidates that are eligible to participate in the Anambra State governorship election slated for November 6, 2021.
INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, who gave the list in a statement on Thursday, said 18 registered political parties will be participating in the election.
INEC gave an assurance that it would secure the preparation and processes for the exercise and ensure the protection of their right to vote in a safe and secure environment.
Okoye said the commission has uploaded the list of the candidates on its website and social media platforms.
INEC Speaks On Anambra State Governorship Election
It said, “In line with the timetable and schedule of activities for the election released on January 19 2021, the commission, has today, October 7 2021 implemented two additional activities.
“The final register of voters for the Anambra governorship election was presented to the 18 registered political parties participating in the election at the Headquarters of the commission in Awka, Anambra State.
“Furthermore, the commission released the final list of candidates for the election and has pasted same in the State office of the commission in Awka, Anambra State. The list has also been uploaded to the commission’s website and social media platforms.
“In its unwavering determination to conduct a credible election, the commission will tomorrow, (today, October 8 2021) hold an emergency consultative meeting with the leadership of all the registered political parties in Nigeria at the commission’s Headquarters in Abuja.
“The commission further assures the people of Anambra State of its resolve to secure the preparation processes for the conduct of the governorship election and ensure that their right to vote in a safe and secure environment is guaranteed.”
Full List Of Candidates For Anambra State Election
1. Ekene Alex Nwankwo (Accord Party, AP)
2. Doreen Ifeoma Madukaarisa (Action Alliance, AA)
3. Obi Sylvester Chukwudozie (African Action Congress, AAC)
4. Akachukwu Sullivan Nwankpo (African Democratic Congress, ADC)
5. Prince Ume-Ezeoke Afam Luke Douglas (Action Democratic Party, ADP)
6. Emmanuel Andy Nnamdi Uba (All Progressives Congress, APC)
7. Chukwuma Michael Umeoji (All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA)
8. Eze Robinson Chukwuma (Allied Peoples Movement, APM)
9. Azubuike Philip Echetebu (Action Peoples Party, APP)
10. Chika Jerry Okeke (Boot Party, BP)
11. Agbasimalo Obiora Emmanuel (Labour Party, LP)
12. Ohajimkpo Leonard Emeka (New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP)
13. Adaobi Uchenna Okpeke (National Rescue Movement, NRM)
14. Valentine Chineto Ozigbo (Peoples Democratic Party, PDP)
15. Nnamdi Nwawuo (Peoples Redemption Party, PRP)
16. Ekelem Edward Arinze (Social Democratic Party, SDP)
17. Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah (Young Progressive Party, YPP)
18. Ugwoji Martin Uchenna (Zenith Labour Party, ZLP)
Meanwhile, Ifeanyi Ubah has warned the IPOB against its stance on the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election.