Ebelechukwu Obiano, wife of the immediate former governor of Anambra State, has secured the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, ticket to the Anambra North Senate Zone for the 2023 general election. She defeated ex-Governor Willie Obiano’s former chief of staff, Primus Odili, by a vote of 152 to 120.
Surprisingly, Ms. Obiano was killed in her local governorate, Anambra East, where she was located , defeated received only two votes, while Odili received 36 votes. Also in the nearby local government area of Anambra West, Odili received 29 votes while Obiano received only one vote.
Mrs Obiano defeated Odili in Onitsha North by 30 votes to Odili’s 14 and in Onitsha South, where she received 33 votes to Odili’s seven. In Ayamelum, Odili received 11 votes to Obiano’s 20, while in Ogbaru both received 23 votes each >
In the Oyi local government area, Odili received no vote while Obiano received 43 votes. The exercise had to be postponed to Sunday due to alleged irregularities in the delegate list.