All is Set For Anambra Guber Poll, Accreditation Under WayFeatured, Latest News, News Saturday, November 18th, 2017
From Ignatius Okpara, Awka, Nigeria
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – All is now set for today’s (Saturday) governorship election in Anambra state South East Nigeria, as the entire city of Awka the state capital and its environ, now look deserted.
Our Correspondent covering the election reports that there are heavy security presence in every nook and
crannies of the state.
Accreditation is expected to begin from 8 am in the 21 local government areas of the state.
Major roads within the state, including the busy Enugu Onitsha expressway have been barricaded by heavily armed security personnel.
Key contestants in the election includes, the incumbent governor, Willy Obiano of All progressive Grand Alliance, APGA , Dr. Tony Nwoye of All progressive Congress APC, chief Osita Chidoka of United progressive party, UPP and Godwin Ezeemo of Progressive peoples Alliance PPA.
However, at Nkwele-Ezunakaa, community in Oyi council area of the state, youths were busy playing football in the major road, as at the time of filing this report, saying they are not interested in the election, because “we are IPOB members.
Obiano and Nwoye are from same Anambra senatorial district
African Examiner will keep you posted on the election.
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