Umeh, Ndukwe 139 others obtain Anambra APGA nomination forms

victor umehAnambra State Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA),Chief Mike Kwentoh, has said not less than 141 nomination forms had been sold by the party since it commenced sales on October 27.

Kwentoh told the News Agency of Nigeria in a telephone interview on Monday that the forms were sold to candidates vying for elective positions under the umbrella of APGA.

National Chairman of the party, Chief Victor Umeh, and former Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Chief Ernest Ndukwe, are among those that had bought the forms.

Others include Chief Dubem Obaze, a former commissioner for Local Government Affairs and Chieftaincy Matters, and Chief Patrick Obianwu, a former gubernatorial aspirant.

There are three Senatorial, 11 Federal House of Representatives and 30 House of Assembly seats to be vied for by political aspirants in the 2015 general elections.

Kwentoh said that the sale of forms by the party would end on November 4, adding that the closing date could be extended if there were appeals by aspirants.

According to him, about 115 nomination forms had been sold to those aspiring to represent their constituencies in the Anambra House of Assembly.

He added that 24 forms were sold to those aspiring to go to the House of Representatives and nine forms to those going to the Senate.