The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Anambra state governorship screening committee is presently screening 14 aspirants for the June 26 primaries, which will churn out the candidate for the forthcoming November, 6 election. The former Kogi state governor, Capt. Idris Wada, who is the committee chairman arrived the Wadata Plaza, national secretariat of the party at exactly 10:30 AM and waited for about two hours for the arrival of some of the aspirants.
Contesting for the access ticket to the forthcoming Governorship election are seasoned political heavyweights including the lawmaker representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Senator Uche Ekwunife; daughter of Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekweme, Barrister Chidi Onyemelukwe; Dr. Obiora Okonkwo; Hon. Chris Azubogu and Mr. Winston Udeh. Others are Valentine Ozigbo, Godwin Ezeemo, Emeka Etiaba, Godwin Maduka, Mrs. Ekwochi Genevieve, Tony Nwoye, Ifedi Okwenna, Ugochukwu Uba and Walter Ubaka Oke.
The committee is expected to brief the press at the end of the exercise.