One of the gubernatorial aspirants in Anambra State People’s Democratic Party primary election, Chief Maduafokwa Olisakwe has told the party to refund his 26 million naira and all the monies he expended in the course of the campaign.
Speaking after the primary election, Chief Olisakwe said he is angry over the conduct of the primary election.
9news Nigeria had reported that Valentine Ozigbo won the PDP Primary election held in Awka on Saturday 26th June 2021 and now the party’s candidate for November Anambra State Governorship election.
The result of the primaries was announced by the Chairman of the PDP Anambra State primaries election, Edo State Deputy Governor, Phillip Shuaibu who declared Valentine Ozigbo the winner of the just concluded PDP Anambra State governorship primaries in Awka.
Out of the16 PDP governorship aspirants that contested in the primary election, Valentine Ozigbo emerged the winner with 62 votes.
In his acceptance speech, Mr Valentine Ozigbo thanked the party leadership for such a transparent election and asked his fellow contestants to join hand with him and ensure that PDP takes over the seat of governorship in Anambra State for the good of all.
“I want to appreciate my fellow aspirants, as I don’t think that there are any winners as losers. We all are the winners. I want to beg and plead with all my fellow aspirants that participated in this to understand the need for us to come together to work in harmony because that is the only thing that will make us conquer.”
“As for the Anambra people, this is the beginning of something great. We are here to change our story. This is to show that Anambra State will be returned to PDP come November 6 election”
Valentine Ozigbo clinched the primaries with 62 votes to defeat his closest rival, Obiora Okonkwo and Senator Uche Ekwunife who got 58 and 44 votes respectively.