The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday in Awka
unveiled its candidates for the 2015 senatorial, House of
Representatives and House of Assembly elections at an impressive
ceremony at the Alex Ekwueme Square in Awka.
It was a carnival or sorts as all the candidates from the three
senatorial zone, the 11 federal constituencies and 30 House of Assembly
candidates and their supporters marched round the venue of the rally
displaying poster of the various candidates.
For the over six hours that the event lasted, dancing troupes that
accompanied the candidates performed ceaselessly to the admiration of
the capacity –filled arena, while it was time for brisk business for
producers and sellers of branded APGA materials.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, BOT, and leader of the party,
Governor Willie Obiano, presented party flags to all the candidates,
thus confirming them as standard bearers of the party for the election.
Obiano told them that with APGA growing from strength to strength in
many states of the federation, he had no doubt in his mind that they
would all emerge victorious in the February, 2015 election.
informed the eligible voters that apart from the presidential election,
APGA would contest for all other seats and urged them to vote massively
for the party’s candidates.
National chairman of APGA and senatorial candidate for Anambra
Central, Chief Victor Umeh, who spoke on behalf of the candidates,
assured Obiano that they would not let the party down.