11 Anambra PDP guber aspirants hold peace rally: as Ekwueme, Uba fail to turn out


Eleven governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Tony Nwoye, Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo, Chief Obinna Uzor, Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu, Sen. Emma Anosike, Iyom Josephine Anenih,  Sylvester Okonkwo,  Walter Okeke, Chief Ugochukwu Okeke, Charles Odunukwe and Dr. Alex Obiogbolu yesterday, held peace rally in Anambra state, saying the time of squabble in the party was over.

Addressing the crowd, the   state chairman of the party, Prince Kenneth Emeakayi, who promised a free and fair process, said that the rally became necessary following the need to unveil the PDP aspirants to the party faithful ahead of the scheduled day of Monday.

The party chairman pledged his party’s support for President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 election.

 The aspirants were given two minutes each to address the crowd , while those who were allegedly disqualified – Tony Nwoye, Sylvester Okonkwo and  Ugochukwu Okeke, said nobody disqualified them

 Also present at the rally were former Senate President, Chief  Adolphus Wagbara, and some members of the National Executive of the party.

Second Republic Vice President Alex Ekwueme and Senator Andy Uba, a governorship aspirant were absent at the exercise.


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