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Obiano’s wife wins APGA Senatorial ticket for Anambra North

The wife of the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano on Sunday defeated her husband’s former Chief of Staff, Mr Primus Odili to emerge as the flag bearer of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) for Anambra North.

Mrs Obiano, at the APGA primary election held at the Chuba Ikpeazu Stadium, Onitsha, Onitsha North Local Government Area, scored 152 votes while her closest rival, Odili got 120.

Other aspirants at the election included the State’s former Commissioner for Information, Mr Tony Nnacheta (2 votes), and one Mr Onwuteaka Sam Jnr who equally got 2 votes, out of the 276 total votes cast at the poll.

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The Returning Officer for the election, Mr O. Ikenna, declared Mrs Obiano as the winner having scored the highest number of votes cast.

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He commended the contestants and delegates for a display of maturity during the election.

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