Ozigbo, Anambra PDP guber candidate, joins Senate race
Written by on April 18, 2022
Valentine Ozigbo, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate who lost the November 6, 2021, governorship election in Anambra, has declared his intention to contest in the Anambra South Senatorial District election in 2023.
Mr Ozigbo’s intention was made known in Awka on Sunday by Aziza Uko, director of Media and Communications at Valentine Ozigbo Campaign Organisation.
Mr Ozigbo was runner-up in the governorship election won by incumbent Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in 2021.
Ms Uko said her principal’s decision to run for Senate was in response to the clamour by political associates and people of the district.
Mr Ozigbo resigned his appointment as the President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Plc. in 2020 to contest the governorship election.
His shot at the governorship seat in Anambra was his first attempt to get into an elective off