A candidate of the Peoples Democratic Celebration within the Anambra State November 6 governorship ballot, Valentine Ozigbo, has declared that he’s nonetheless within the governorship race.
In line with him, the exclusion of the occasion from the record revealed by the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee on Friday is just a brief growth.
He added that each one human and different sources might be deployed to make sure that the court docket order which dominated him and his occasion out of the cleared record launched by INEC is vacated.
He made the submission on Saturday whereas reacting to his exclusion from the list of cleared candidates for the 2021 Anambra governorship polls.
He defined in a press release by media aide, Aziza Uko that each one points might be resolved quickly to allow INEC to clear him and for campaigns to start.
The assertion reads partly: “It’s on report that the Peoples Democratic Celebration had probably the most credible occasion major forward of the November 6 Anambra State governorship election.
“A lot of the aspirants, current on the major venue on June 26, 2021, spontaneously congratulated Ozigbo as soon as he was declared the winner. They went on to formally publish their congratulations to him because the elected candidate of the occasion.
“The event, through which aspirants congratulate the elected candidate, is novel in Anambra occasion politics. It attests to the acceptability of the candidacy of Valentine Ozigbo and the transparency of the method from which he emerged.
“We acknowledge that Mr Ozigbo continues to be reaching out in dialogue to few aspirants who really feel aggrieved. On the finish of the method, the PDP will emerge as one household beneath one huge umbrella that accommodates everybody.
“We verify that the PDP has forwarded solely the identify of Mr Valentine Ozigbo as its candidate for the 2021 Governorship Election to INEC. We additionally verify that he had submitted his credentials to INEC and that each one the procedural requirements that ought to comply with earlier than INEC’s publication of the record of candidates had been accomplished.
“Mr Valentine Ozigbo appreciates the interests of his teeming supporters and Ndi Anambra as a whole over the current situation. He calls on them to keep faith with the process as all is under control.”
“The problems might be resolved very quickly and open the area for a one-of-a-kind marketing campaign on points that had been high on the minds of Ndi Anambra on the subject of their yearnings for transformational management that may usher in a brand new period of peace and progress to the
In the meantime, some Northern lawmakers have stated the reason why the area deserves to retain the presidency in 2023.
Recall that the Southern Governors Discussion board had demanded that the presidency shifts to the South within the spirit of equity, fairness, and justice.
Addressing a press convention on Friday, Speaker of the Kogi State Home of Meeting, Matthew Kolawole, mentioned that the south had dominated for 14 years whereas the north would have dominated for 10 years on the finish of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure.
This text was initially revealed on Nigeria News