2 States In Nigeria Where The Governors And Their Deputies Are In Different Political Parties(Photo)
It is only on rare occasions you will see a Governor and his deputy belonging to different political parties. These rare occurrences are presently happening in two states of the federation. The two States are Anambra State in the South East region and Zamfara State in the Northern region of Nigeria.
The opposition Political Parties may defeat the ruling Party in some States in forthcoming Governorship Polls. This might be, as a result of the relationship of the State Governors with the Leaders of the Party in those States. The State Governors are not having good rapport with some Leaders of the Party and they are finding it difficult to reconcile with them.
Dr Nkem Okeke, the deputy Governor of Anambra State, has dismissed claims and reports in some quarters that his recent defection from the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) was informed by APGA's failure to choose him as its candidate for the forthcoming November 6 gubernatorial election in the state.
Those who have been following the current political developments in Anambra State 'll agree that the APC Governorship Candidate might win the forthcoming November 6 Gubernatorial Election in the State by a landslide. Below is a list of Three Key Reasons Why the odds may favour Uba to Succeed Governor Willie Obiano.
The Anambra governorship elections coming up on the 6th of November is perhaps, one of the most discussed elections owing to the characters involved and the drama currently playing out in the state. Recall a few days ago, the state deputy governor, Dr Nkem Okeke caused some confusion in the party hierarchy in the state by defecting from the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, to the All progressives Congress, APC.
The gubernatorial candidate of All Progressive Party, APC, Senator Andy Uba, has depicted the abandonment of deputy governor of Anambra state, His excellency Dr. Nkem Okeke from All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA to APC as a welcome developmentevent adding that governor Willie Obiano's wife , Ebelechukwu will soon join APC, the fleeting trend.
The Peoples Democratic Party Governors may help the Party to win the forthcoming Anambra Governorship Polls. It should be recalled that the All Progressives Congress APC has been putting its house in order towards the Governorship Polls and the Party has welcomed Some Leaders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA, into the Party.
The November 6 Guber election in Anambra State is fast approaching and all the political parties are working hard to ensure that they make a good outing. The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA which is the ruling party in Anambra State is fast losing its key members ahead of the November 6 guber election.
The Supreme Court has affirmed Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the forthcoming Anambra election slated to hold on Saturday, November 6. Channels TV reported that the five-man panel led by Justice Mary Odili gave the judgement in favour of the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday,October 14.
APC's Victory In Anambra Governorship Election Given A Boost As Deputy Governor Defects To Ruling Party
The circumstances emerging from the build-up to the November 6 gubernatorial elections in Anambra state have been so favourable for the ruling party, All Progressives Congress. Prior to this moment, APC was not a popular name in the state and many political analysts doubted the tendencies of APC getting this far in the state.
According to a report by Daily Trust, the Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Nkem Okeke has joined the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC). He was received by President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House, Abuja, along with the APC caretaker chairman and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, and Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, on Wednesday.
Barely Sixteen Days to the Anambra State Gubernatorial Election, the Deputy Governorship Candidate of the Accord Party, Chief Obi Kenneth Ifeatu has decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC). His Defection came Two Months after his emergence as Running Mate to Dr. Godwin Maduka, the Party's Flagbearer￼
It is no longer news that Anambra State Deputy Governor, Nkem Okeke is no longer a chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance. The vibrant politician who is now a member of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) was warmly welcomed to the party yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The recent defection of the Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr Nkem Okeke to the All Progressives Congress APC may help the Party to win the forthcoming Governorship Polls in the State. It should be recalled that the Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr Nkem Okeke dumped the All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA.
Many Nigerians were surprised to hear that the Deputy to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Dr Nkem Okeke, defected to the ruling party in Nigeria. Image credit: Channels Okeke dumped the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and joined the All Progressives Congress, APC, just few weeks ahead of the governorship election in the state.
The three main political parties in Anambra State are still welcoming defectors from other parties ahead of next month's governorship election. In the All Progressive Grand Alliance, which is the ruling party in the state, they have lost a lot of their members to the opposition parties, the People's Democratic Party and the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Anambra Deputy Governor, Dr. Nkem Okeke has declared that electing All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship applicant, Senator Andy Uba, come November 6 will take care of issues in the State. Okeke dumped the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the (APC) on Thursday.
A press statement that was made at Abuja yesterday 13th October 2021 endorsed by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Barrister Tex Okechukwu, said that no one should be deceived, APC has no root in Anambra State. Barrister Tex Okechukwu
Photo Credit: Koo & Joe Igbokwe Joe Igbokwe took to his verified koo profile to share the photos of Anambra state deputy governor, Nkem Okeke, being received into the ruling party. He was received in Abuja by the President, Mr. Muhammadu Buhari, it is also worthy of note that he was accompanied by the Imo state governor Senator Hope Uzodinma.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has recently reacted to the defection of the Anambra state deputy governor, Dr Nkem Okeke, to the All Progressive Congress (APC).in a statement released by the APGA National publicity secretary, Tex Okechukwu on Wednesday in Abuja, stated that the action of the deputy governor will have no effect on the political party ahead of the November 6 governorship election.