Obaze lacks followership, can’t go far —PDP councillors, chairmanship candidates

The last may not have been heard on the Anambra governorship primaries of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, as many continue to challenge the candidature of Mr Oseloka Obaze in the November 18 Anambra State governorship election. Four of the candidates, according to a source, Stella Oduah, Alex Obiogbolu, Emeka John, Ifeanyi Uba, have all complained about alleged irregularities that the election panel overlooked and the unacceptability of the candidature of Obaze as he failed to meet the provisions of the party constitution and guidelines on eligibility to contest. Oseloka Obaze This is even as a group of councillors and chairmanship candidates who ran for 2014 Anambra State local government election said that Obaze didn’t satisfy the mandatory years he should spend in the party as a member before coming up with his aspiration. In a press briefing in Awka, the group headed by Onuchukwu said the person who is being paraded as the flag bearer of PDP in Anambra State
governorship election cannot go far in the real race as he lacks followership of the real members of the party who still see him a member of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, which frustrated them during the council polls. According to the source, it was obvious from the onset that the panel empowered to conduct the election, in conjunction with the state executive, had a predetermined candidate, which was why people were still being allowed to register while election was going on. Meanwhile, National Caretaker Committee  and the Board of Trustees of the party is scheduled to meet today and Anambra State crisis is expected to top the agenda of the meeting.



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