Two of the eight aspirants who protested against the outcome of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary poll ahead of the November 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra State have dumped the party.
The two aggrieved aspirants who left the APC are Col. Geoff Onyejegbu (rtd), who joined Allied Peoples Movement (APM) and Chidozie Nwankwo who joined African Action Congress (AAC).
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Col Onyejegbu confirmed the development to our reporter in a telephone interview Sunday.
One of the eight aggrieved aspirants and Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr George Moghalu, had instituted a suit asking for the cancellation of the primary.
Similarly, an aggrieved aspirant who spoke in confidence revealed that though highly classified meetings with the APC national leadership and governors elected on the platform of the party had been held to resolve the issues without making any headway, they will remain in the party to continue with the battle.
“I can confirm to you that two of us, Geoff and Nwankwo, have been confirmed to have joined other parties while the third, Ben Etiaba’s proposed movement to SDP is still in the realm of speculation,” one of the aggrieved aspirants said.