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Anambra Deputy Gov. Okeke Urges Voters To Disregard Call For Election Boycott

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WRITTEN BY EJIKE ABANA
State Deputy Governor, Dr. Nkem Okeke has called on the electorate to disregard the purported call for election boycott by some people and come out and exercise their right to vote this Saturday.

Dr. Okeke was speaking during ward campaign rallies at Abba and Nimo Towns, both in Njikoka Council Area.

Various support groups including the young and old from two wards in Abba and four wards in Nimo, trouped out en masse to support Governor Willie Obiano's second term movement.

Addressing the crowd, Deputy Governor Okeke enjoined them not to listen to those distributing handbills around, stressing that contrary to their claims, the election will hold, in accordance with the constitution, urging them not to be afraid because security agencies will be on ground to maintain law and order .

He emphasized the need for them to protect their votes from being stolen but watch over them after exercising their franchise, bearing in mind that they are supporting APGA for what it stands for .

The Transition Committee Chairman for Njikoka Council Area, Chief George Edozieozo, while praying for peaceful conduct of the election, called on the people to ask trusted relatives questions when in doubt and avoid voting wrongly which may lead to disenfranchisement or disqualification.


Contributing, the wife of the Deputy Governor, Mrs. Oby Okeke said that there is no vacancy in the Government House as APGA government is already doing well, urging them not to renege in their support for the party which is the only Igbo inheritance and identity.
The member representing Njikoka Two Constituency, Sir Pete Ibida stressed that APGA is the only united and focused party that has actualized many projects and developments ,noting that a vote for the party is a vote for consolidation.

Among those present were Chief Joe-Billy Ekwunife, MD of ANSIPPA, the member representing Njikoka One Constituency, Honorable Tim Ifedioranma and many party faithful among others.

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