Anambra election: ACD candidate accepts defeat, rallies support for Obiano


Mrs Oby Okafor, the candidate of Advanced Congress for Democrats in Saturday’s  Governorship election in Anambra, has congratulated Gov. Willie Obiano of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on his victory.

Okafor said at a news conference in Awka on Monday that the victory was a reality that should be accepted and lived with.

She urged all candidates in the election to accept the outcome as the people of Anambra had spoken overwhelmingly on their choice of Obiano as governor.

“We prepared for this election. As candidates, we spoke with our people, canvassed for their votes and they spoke on Saturday.

“They made their choice. They spoke overwhelmingly in favour of Gov. Willie Obiano and APGA.

“ I want to congratulate him in the spirit of sportsmanship and brotherliness as Anambra people.

“I also want to call on my fellow contestants to accept the result of this…

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