Anambra guber poll: INEC exludes Charles Soludo, Valentine Ozigbo from cleared candidates’ list

Names of the factional candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, and that of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, have been excluded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from the list of cleared candidates by for the November 6 Anambra governorship election.

In a statement by its National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, the INEC did not give reason for excluding Soludo but cited Court Order for the exclusion of Ozigbo.

It would be recalled that Soludo had emerged the winner of the APGA faction loyal to Governor Willie Obiano.

However, the INEC cleared the candidate of the other APGA faction, Chukwuma Micheal Umeoji, for the governorship election.

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