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PDP condoles with Ozigbo over death of father
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PDP condoles with Ozigbo over death of father

By: Isaac Ojo The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condoled with the governorship candidate of the party in the November 6 Anambra State guber polls, Mr Valentine Ozigbo over the death of his beloved father. Chief Andrew Nwafor Ozigbo The condolence message was contained in a press release signed by the Publicity Secretary of PDP in Anambra State, Mr Nnamdi Nwangwu. Nwangwu noted that the news of the exit of Chief Andrew Nwafor Ozigbo the father of the PDP governorship candidate was shocking. He prayed that the Almighty God will grant Mr Valentine Ozigbo and the entire Ozigbo family the fortitude to bear the loss even as he urged them to be encouraged because of the fact that the departed sage lived an impactful life. "Every mortal must one day answer the call to the g...
Ozigbo, Chikason boss emerge Anambra Man of the year
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Ozigbo, Chikason boss emerge Anambra Man of the year

By: Isaac Ojo Corporate czar and PDP candidate in the last governorship election in Anambra state, Mr. Valentine Chineto Ozigbo and Anambra’s foremost industrialist and largest employer of labor, Chief Dr. Alexander Chika Okafor OON have at the same time emerged Anambra Man of the Year, 2021. The duo came top in a rigorous voting process that featured about seven other equally prominent and successful nominees. In announcing them as Man of the Year respectively, the organizers of the prestigious award event said the duo were chosen for being the most impactful and inspiring Anambrarians during the year under review. Valentine Ozigbo In a letter conveying the decision and reasons they were voted by Anambrarians, the organizers stated that Ozigbo was massively voted by Ndi Anamb...
Ozigbo receives NUJ award of excellence
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Ozigbo receives NUJ award of excellence

By: Isaac Ojo The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2021 Anambra governorship election, Mr Valentine Ozigbo has bagged an award of excellence from the Anambra State Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Awka. While presenting the award to Ozigbo, former Chief of Staff to the Governor of Anambra State, Professor Stella Okunna, said Ozigbo deserves the honour because of his excellent leadership qualities. "Ozigbo deserves this honour for the political leadership he has exhibited in many ways. May this be an inspiration to you and those who believe in you. This award should spur you to do more for Anambra, Nigeria and the world," Professor Okunna said. In his comment, Ozigbo thanked the South East Chapter of the NUJ led by Emmanuel Ifesinachi, for th...
Ozigbo congratulates Ayu, new PDP NWC, charges leaders ahead of 2023
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Ozigbo congratulates Ayu, new PDP NWC, charges leaders ahead of 2023

By: Isaac Ojo The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2021 Anambra governorship election, Mr Valentine Ozigbo has congratulated the newly-elected National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP, which was inaugurated on Friday, December 10, 2021. In a statement made available to the press soon after the inauguration, Mr Ozigbo extended his best wishes to Senator Iyorchia Ayu, the new National Chairman of the PDP and other elected officials, especially with the 2023 general elections less than two years away. "There has never been a time when our party invested as much hope in a new National Working Committee as it does today. "These are not the best of times for our country. The past seven years of incompetent leadership at the centre has pushed our...
PDP youth coalition punches faceless stakeholders for attacking Ozigbo
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PDP youth coalition punches faceless stakeholders for attacking Ozigbo

By: Isaac Ojo A coalition of youth groups in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reaffirmed their support for Mr Valentine Ozigbo, the party's flag-bearer in the last governorship election. The statement, signed by Dr Justin Kingland and Engr. Kissinger Okoye, the coalition's conveners, condemned the culture of politicians using unknown persons to cast unjustifiable and unfounded aspersions at some of our nationally celebrated party leaders. "We, a coalition of youth groups of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State comprising over 8,000 registered active members, consider the statement purportedly issued by a fictitious group led by a faceless Chief P. U. Offorkansi wherein the leaders of our party were attacked. "We wish to state that as a group of young PDP m...
Ozigbo splashes N1m to 10 young entrepreneurs in Onitsha
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Ozigbo splashes N1m to 10 young entrepreneurs in Onitsha

By: Awesome Ekene Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the just-concluded Anambra governorship election and founder of the VCO Foundation, Mr Valentine Ozigbo has presented an additional cash grant of N1 million to ten recipients of this year's Unusual Entrepreneur, a youth business development initiative aimed at empowering budding business owners. He made the presentation at the Cathedral Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha, to mark the maiden edition of Unusual Praise in Anambra State. He said the foundation planned to achieve several objectives, including the propagation of the gospel of Christ. He said, "Unusual Praise is an avenue for us to praise God in an uncommon manner. To do this, we plan to achieve several other objectives, including the propagation ...
Nigeria in dire need of Zik’s replica – Ozigbo
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Nigeria in dire need of Zik’s replica – Ozigbo

By: Awesome Ekene Nigerian business mogul Valentine Ozigbo, the flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November governorship election in Anambra State, has extolled the leadership qualities of the first indigenous Governor-General and President of Nigeria, the late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe.  He declared the late Azikwe as an enduring example of a generational leader whose "legend remains unmatched" decades after his death.  Ozigbo, the immediate past President and Group CEO of Transcorp Plc spoke on Tuesday at the combined 9th and 10th Zik Lecture Series hosted by Senator Ben Ndi Obi.  He said, "Zik of Africa embodied what we would expect in an authentic leader, and I am glad that his tall legend lives on. In every sense, Dr Azikiwe was a generational...
DG, PDP Campaign Council congratulates Ndi-Anambra, Prof Soludo, 17 guber candidates
Anambra 2021

DG, PDP Campaign Council congratulates Ndi-Anambra, Prof Soludo, 17 guber candidates

The Dirctor General (DG) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2021 Campaign Council, Dr Alex Obiogbolu has congratulated Ndi-Anambra for a successful governorship election which held on November 6 in 20 Local Government Areas of the state and on November 9 at Ihiala LGA. Dr Obiogbolu's congratulatory message was contained in a press statement made available to journalists on Thursday. The DG, PDP Campaign Council, following on the heels of Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, the PDP candidate also congratulated the Governor-Elect of Anambra State, Professor Charles Soludo and the APGA Campaign Organisation for their victory noting that the victory is a case of “You win, I win” situation as this was a victory for Ndi Anambra, as those who wished the state doom were put to shame. Dr Obiogbolu p...
Anambra guber: I have no regret supporting Ozigbo – Ex APGA Chieftain
Anambra 2021

Anambra guber: I have no regret supporting Ozigbo – Ex APGA Chieftain

Former gubernatorial aspirant under the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Chief Rommy Okoli (Akajiugo Ukpor and Ozioma Nnewi) says he has no regret throwing his support behind Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded Anambra governorship election. Okoli who endorsed the PDP candidate just before the election said he was happy the election went without security hitches and that he had no personal issues with the winner Prof. Chukwuma Soludo who according to him is also eminently qualified for the job. He however expressed worry over the low turnout of voter during the guber election which voters participation rate he said was about 10 per cent of total registered voters in Anambra State. Okoli, a former chairman of Nnewi South Local Gove...
I will retire from politics if Ozigbo does not emerge victorious – former APGA guber aspirant
Anambra 2021

I will retire from politics if Ozigbo does not emerge victorious – former APGA guber aspirant

A former frontline governorship aspirant under the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Chief Rommy Okoli (Akajiugo Ukpor and Ozioma Nnewi) who recently dumped the party and joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says he would retire from politics politics if the PDP candidate, Mr Valentine Ozigbo does not emerge victorious in the Saturday's governorship election. Chief Okoli popularly known as the Messenger in the political and social circles was officially received into PDP on Tuesday by Mr Valentine Ozigbo and the former governor of the state, Mr Peter Obi as well as other leadership. The Messenger who was also a former chairman of Nnewi South Local Government Area said emphatically that the PDP candidate, Ozigbo is the only person who can rebuild Anambra State. ...
Over 1000 APGA members dump party for PDP in Anambra
Anambra 2021

Over 1000 APGA members dump party for PDP in Anambra

No fewer than 1000 members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have officially defected to the Peoples Democratic PDP (PDP) in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, throwing their weight behind the flag-bearer of the party, Valentine Ozigbo's candidacy. The APGA members, led by a former Speaker in the Anaocha, LGA Chief Silas Ejiabocha and Chief Goody Okeke, revealed that they were dissatisfied with APGA's inability to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people. Anaocha council area was agog as Ozigbo, and his campaign train visited the PDP stronghold. Addressing the mammoth crowd at St Patrick's Catholic Church Field, Agulu, Ozigbo reassured that he would provide visionary leadership that will make Anambra live up to its name as the Light of the Nation....
Owing retirees devilish, says Ozigbo
Anambra 2021

Owing retirees devilish, says Ozigbo

Governorship candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Anambra State, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo has condemned what he called “mindless" non-payment of gratuities to retired civil servants in the State since 2017. Ozigbo, in a statement said it was unbelievable that after efforts by the Peter Obi administration to clear over N35 billion arrears of pension and gratuities owed retirees in the State since 1991, the present Government has allowed the debt to accumulate to over N5 billion by its refusal to pay retirees their pension. He described the act as heartless and wicked, wondering how those responsible feel whenever they read stories of retirees dying due to lack of basic needs they often use the gratuities to solve through the return...
Over-populated prisons evidence of failed leadership – Ozigbo
Anambra 2021

Over-populated prisons evidence of failed leadership – Ozigbo

Valentine Ozigbo, flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2021 Anambra governorship election has attributed overpopulation of the correctional facilities in the country to leadership failure. He said jobs could have been created naturally and economy energised if leaders had taken their responsibility seriously. Ozigbo spoke at the Nigerian Correction Services, Onitsha while celebrating with the Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, His Grace, Most Reverend Valerian Okeke, who marked his 68th birthday. He said, "The overpopulation of the prison is evidence of failed leadership. When quality leaders are voted into office, the economy is energised, and jobs are created naturally," the business mogul added. "We are suffering from a lot of economic probl...
Supreme Court declares Ozigbo authentic PDP candidate
Anambra 2021

Supreme Court declares Ozigbo authentic PDP candidate

Standard flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Valentine Ozigbo has secured another victory as the Supreme Court of Nigeria declares him the authentic candidate of the party for the November 6 election. The apex court, in a judgement delivered at the Supreme Court Complex in Abuja on Thursday, October 21, 2021 threw out all the challenges to Ozigbo's candidacy and awarded a damage of N5 million against "meddlesome interloper" Senator Ugochukwu Uba. The panel of justices, led by His Lordship, Justice Inyang Okoro affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal Awka Division delivered on September 3, 2021, which declared him the authentic governorship candidate of the PDP. Mr Ozigbo was present at the Supreme Court along with former Governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, and ...
Ozigbo’s manifesto is best thing that will happen to Anambra says PDP image maker
Anambra 2021

Ozigbo’s manifesto is best thing that will happen to Anambra says PDP image maker

The Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Nnamdi Nwangwu who is also the Director Publicity Directorate of VCO says the manifesto of the PDP candidate Mr Valentine Ozigbo as contained in his 'Ka Anambra Chawapu Project' is the best thing that will happen to Anambra and her beautiful people. Mr Nwangwu stated this while x-raying "Ka Anambra Chawapu Project" during an interactive session with journalists. He noted that the project which is carefully built encompasses infrastructure, environment, jobs and prosperity, social investment as well as technology will return Anambra state to her pride of place in the commity of states. Nwangwu pointed out that Ka Anambra Chawapu project is designed to touch the future of the state by building the social and economic...
Why rigging Anambra election is impossible – Ozigbo
Anambra 2021

Why rigging Anambra election is impossible – Ozigbo

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Anambra gubernitorial election, Valentine Ozigbo has said that the November poll would be impossible to rig. He said with the introduction of B as well as the electronic transmission by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), rigging would be dead on arrival. Ozigbo who spoke during a Vote Not Fight conversation with Nigerian music icon, 2face Idibia, however urged the electoral umpire to up its ante through increased public enlightenment especially at the grassroots. He said, I'm happy also with what INEC has done so far, but I need them to up their game in terms of enlightenment. There's a narrative that some persons are planning to rig the election. "I can tell you that with the little that I know, it's im...
Ozigbo won’t abandon his duty for beer parlour – Ekwueme’s daughter
Anambra 2021

Ozigbo won’t abandon his duty for beer parlour – Ekwueme’s daughter

Deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2017 election in Anambra state, Lady Chidi Onyemelukwe has described flag-bearer of the party in the November 6 governorship election, Valentine Ozigbo as the perfect candidate for the exalted seat. She said Ozigbo was prepared for the job and would not abandon his duty post for the swimming pool or beer parlour if elected governor of the state. Onyemelukwe, daughter of the late former Vice President Dr. Alex Ekwueme, spoke during a town hall event hosted by a support group, Friends of Val Ozigbo, in Asaba, Delta State capital. She urged Anambra indigenes in Delta to mobilise their people to support the PDP candidate towards becoming the next governor. She said, "I contested the primary election against...
I’ll set example of good governance if elected – Ozigbo
Anambra 2021

I’ll set example of good governance if elected – Ozigbo

Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in the November 6 Governorship election in Anambra, Mr Valentine Ozigbo said he would deploy his manifesto tagged ‘Ka Anambra Chawapu’ to set example of what good governance should be if elected. Ozigbo gave the assurance at Asaba, Delta state during a roundtable meeting with Anambra people and other friends of his living in the State. He said he decided to contest for the exalted seat in the state to change the state's story and that of the Igbo man. "The ‘Ka Anambra Chawapu’ manifesto is a well thought-out development plan, designed to help make Anambra competitive in all good indices of governance, focusing on the key sectors that have the capacity to fix unemployment in the state," he said. Describing the feedback he had been...
Anambra 2021: We’ll be wide awake to forestall attempt to rig poll – PDP
Anambra 2021

Anambra 2021: We’ll be wide awake to forestall attempt to rig poll – PDP

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State has restated its preparedness to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the forthcoming governorship election. The party said its candidate, Valentine Ozigbo's would have landslide victory in the election. The Coordinator of Ozigbo Youth Vanguard and Chairman of Aggrieved Councillors in the State, High Chief Chuks Benson Anaje disclosed this on Monday while addressing party faithful at his residence in Awka. He noted that even the power of incumbency would not save the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the election. He ruled out rigging in the exercise, saying his team would be wide awake to forestall any attempt to rig out the party's flag-bearer. He said he believed in Ozigbo's a...
Varsity don, Alike drums support for Ozigbo
Anambra 2021

Varsity don, Alike drums support for Ozigbo

A university lecturer, Dr Mirian Alike has thrown her weight behind the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the November 6 Anambra governorship election, Valentine Ozigbo. Alike in a statement, said Ozigbo stood out followed his comprehensive Ka Anambra Chawapu Manifesto. According to Dr Alike, who is a Deputy Director for Research in the Anambra PDP Governorship Campaign Organisation, her conviction stemmed from the support Ozigbo had received from illustrious leaders from the South East. "Ozigbo stands out because of his comprehensive Ka Anambra Chawapu Manifesto, which caters to the needs of Ndi Anambra irrespective of location, gender, and social class. "Like many believers, Dr Alike's conviction is buoyed by the support Ozigbo has received from...
Anambra 2021: PDP candidate Ozigbo will usher in human capital development says campaign DG
Anambra 2021

Anambra 2021: PDP candidate Ozigbo will usher in human capital development says campaign DG

The Director General (DG) of Valentine Ozigbo Campaign Organization, Dr Alex Obiogbolu says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the November 6 governorship election will usher in human capital development in Anambra State. Dr Obiogbolu pointed out that huge revenue have always been generated from the state without corresponding transformation and development. He noted that with Ozigbo's experience in the corporate world and non profit making organizations, the PDP candidate is better positioned to take Anambra State to a greater height. "Mr Valentine Ozigbo will leverage on youths through his human capital development agenda to return Anambra state to her pride of place in the comity of states. He is a team player, he also has a listening ear, these are the qualities ...
Anambra 2021: We need all-rounder, like Ozigbo, PDP chieftain insists
Anambra 2021

Anambra 2021: We need all-rounder, like Ozigbo, PDP chieftain insists

As Anambra state voters file out on November 6,2021 to pick a new helmsman, the citizens have been urged to go for an all-rounder like the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Chief Valentine Ozigbo. A PDP stalwart and former governorship aspirant of the party, Chief Sam Ikefuna from Awkuzu in Oyi Council Area told journalists in his country home yesterday that “what Anambra state needs at this moment of our history is a versatile all-rounder who has demonstrable record of achievements in corporate administration and management. Anambra no longer need to be railroaded into a strange corner. “Ozigbo is humble, smart and articulate. These are clearly deducible from his track record. The evidences abound in the offices he has held, high profile offices he had successfully managed...
Anambra 2021: INEC publishes Ozigbo’s name as PDP candidate
Anambra 2021

Anambra 2021: INEC publishes Ozigbo’s name as PDP candidate

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday published the name of business mogul, Valentine Ozigbo and his deputy, Mrs Azuka Enemo as the gubernatorial candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 6 election. INEC obviously acted in obedience to the order of the Court of Appeal granted on Friday, September 3, 2021. This development is one more in a string of victories for Ozigbo, who is the immediate past President and Group CEO of Transcorp Plc, which follows the inauguration of a 179-person National Campaign Council for the election by the main opposition party also on Thursday. The star-studded event which held at the headquarters of the PDP, Wadata Plaza in Abuja has in attendance eleven PDP governors including Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, the Gover...
Anambra 2021: PDP celebrates Ozigbo’s Appeal Court victory
Anambra 2021

Anambra 2021: PDP celebrates Ozigbo’s Appeal Court victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has celebrated the Appeal Court victory of the candidate of the party, Mr Valentine Ozigbo over Sen. Ugochukwu Uba. The Publicity Secretary of PDP in Anambra State, Mr Nnamdi Nwangwu in a press release said that Mr Ozigbo's victory is a collective victory for every true member of the party in the state and beyond. Mr Nwangwu noted that he was not surprised with the landmark judgement that has finally placed Sen. Uba where he actually belongs as Uba cannot sincerely claim to have participated in PDP governoship election primary. "When other aspirants who ran alongside Mr Valentine Ozigbo in the PDP governoship election primary were busy mobilizing and canvassing for support of party faithful, Ugochukwu Uba was nowhere to be found. "It is high ...
Anambra guber: Christian group backs Ozigbo
Anambra 2021

Anambra guber: Christian group backs Ozigbo

The Peoples Democratic Party standard bearer in the November 6 Anambra State governorship election, Mr Valentine Ozigbo Wednesday received the blessings of a powerful Christian movement. The group, Masterseed Solidarity Movement, an inter-denominational mass movement of dedicated believers, threw its weight behind Ozigbo when they hosted him at their New Covenant of God Cathedral headquarters in Uruagu, Nnewi. While addressing the large audience of Christian faithful, Ozigbo spoke of his strong Christian background and how it helped shaped his character. "I am the son of a headmaster and catechist, and this foundation taught me discipline, sacrifice, and the fear of God," Ozigbo said. "I look forward to seeing the church play a vital role both in liberating Anambra State and i...
Anambra poll: Obaseki, Makinde, Ikpeazu others assure Ozigbo of victory
Anambra 2021

Anambra poll: Obaseki, Makinde, Ikpeazu others assure Ozigbo of victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has continued to demonstrate the party's resolution on the 2021 Anambra governorship election as Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State led a delegation of top party leaders, including Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, to launch the PDP e-registration and Continuos Voter Registration (CRV) drive in the southeastern state. The event, held on Tuesday, August 31, at the Oma Event Center, Awka, witnessed Governor Obaseki and other party leaders express readiness to champion the campaign of the party's governorship candidate, Valentine Ozigbo. Other top shots at the event were the Chairperson of the Anambra State PDP Governorship Campaign Council, Senator Uche Ekwunife; former Anambra Governor Peter Obi, who is ...
Anambra 2021: Make Ozigbo’s victory your priority – Ekwunife tells PDP faithful
Anambra 2021

Anambra 2021: Make Ozigbo’s victory your priority – Ekwunife tells PDP faithful

Chairperson of the Anambra 2021 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Campaign Council, Senator Uche Ekwunife has urged members of her political structure to view the success of the party’s flag-bearer in the coming November 6 poll, Valentine Ozigbo, as a priority. Senator Ekwunife, who is the lawmaker representing Anambra Central at the Nigerian Senate, made the remarks on Sunday, August 29, 2021, when she hosted Mr Ozigbo to a meeting with members of her political family. At the event held at the Senator Uche Ekwunife Center in Awka, Ekwunife charged her followers to discard distractions and focus on delivering PDP at the election. “We must be proactive as we enter this electioneering season. Our priority must be delivering our candidate at the November poll,” Senator Ekw...
Anambra 2021: We’ll break unproductive leadership cycle – Ozigbo
Anambra 2021

Anambra 2021: We’ll break unproductive leadership cycle – Ozigbo

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag-bearer in the November 6 governorship election, Valentine Ozigbo has said the exercise would be opportunity to break the cycle of unproductive leadership in the state. He said his leadership would install a government that would revolutionise governance and usher in the state being longed by the citizenry. Ozigbo spoke at Sea Gate Hotel, Awka, the state capital when he met with the Association of Past President-Generals in the State (APPAS) to strategise ahead of the November poll. The meeting also presented Ozigbo with an avenue to appreciate the former community leaders’ unwavering support for his candidacy. Recall that in December 2020, APPAS was one of the first groups to formally endorse Mr Ozigbo’s candidacy for governor months before ...
Anambra 2021: Appeal Court adjourns ruling in the case between Ozigbo and Uba
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Anambra 2021: Appeal Court adjourns ruling in the case between Ozigbo and Uba

The Court of Appeal Enugu Division on Wednesday adjourned its ruling on the appeal brought before it by Mr Valentine Ozigbo and the Peoples Democratic Party against Senator Ugochukwu Uba & two others. Sen Ugochukwu Uba had on July 5, 2021, instituted a suit against the PDP, its candidate, Valentine Ozigbo and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), wherein he challenged Ozigbo’s candidature for the November 6, 2021 governorship election. Barely twenty four hours after Senator Uba instituted the suit, Justice Nwabunike granted an ex parte injunction restraining INEC from carrying out their constitutional duty and also abridged the time within which the Defendants are legally obliged to file their defence from 42 days to only 3 days. The judge on 16th July 2021, t...
We’ll partner with Church on education, health care – Ozigbo
Anambra 2021

We’ll partner with Church on education, health care – Ozigbo

Flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 6 governorship election, Valentine Ozigbo, has called on politicians to stay focused on the reasons for seeking office, which "is fundamentally to serve the people". Mr Ozigbo made these remarks while attending a forum of the Catholic Bishops' Conference held in Enugu at Holy Ghost Cathedral on Saturday, August 21, 2021 which was hosted by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria. A respected business leader and inspirational figure, Ozigbo stressed the need for politicians to ensure that the core values of the church – peace-building, compassion, and community – are reflected in politics. "The church has a significant role to play in shaping the way politicians behave and by so doing, shape the politics of the c...