Future Akaraka Nwagwu has emerged the flag bearer of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) within the coming bye election for the vacant seat of Aba North/Aba South federal constituency.
That is following the demise of the previous occupant, Hon Ossy Status, who was a member of APGA and died in Germany final month from undisclosed sickness.
In a properly attended celebration primaries held in Aba, on Monday, Future Nwagwu, who additionally was the Home of Meeting candidate of APGA throughout the 2019 election, polled a complete votes of 658 to emerge the celebration’s commonplace bearer, defeating Hon Obinna Ichita, the present member of Abia Meeting representing Aba South constituency who scored 16 votes to return second.
Earlier throughout the major election, about 660 delegates participated within the train, with 26 votes nullified.
Talking with journalists after the train, Nwagwu thanked the celebration management, members and quite a few teeming supporters for his or her unflinching assist.
He promised constituents of high quality illustration if elected within the March 27 bye election to be able to proceed and consolidate the superb beneficial properties made by the late Consultant, Ossy Status.
In the identical vein, Hon Obinna Ichita, who got here second within the APGA major election, has congratulated Nwagwu.
Ichita counseled the celebration members for the orderly method they carried out themselves throughout the train.
He referred to as on all APGA members and supporters to rally around the candidate (Nwagwu) to make sure victory on the ballot.