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Ex- minister may become APGA Chairman

2015-06-05 17:12
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Awka - Former Minister of Internal Affairs, Emmanuel Iheanacho is being tipped as the new Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), reports Hallmark

The follows the decision of Victor Umeh, the current Chairman, to step-down from the position.

Members of the party from across the states are expected to converge for the party’s convention on Saturday in Awka, Anambra State, to elect new national officers of the party.

Also read: Court restrains Umeh from APGA chairmanship

Iheanacho was the party’s governorship candidate in the April 11 gubernatorial election in Imo State.

Aside Iheanacho, other party members that have indicated interest to succeed Umeh are the party’s National Secretary, Umaru Shinakafi,  Alphonsus Igbeke and Austine Ndigwe.

Read more at Hallmark

Read more on: apga  |  anambra state  |  party politics

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