Ahead of the November 6 governoship election election is Anambra State, the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has replaced its governorship candidate with Dr. Obiora Okonkwo.
It was learnt that the substitution was completed at the weekend with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Okonkwo, the new candidate resigned from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) last Friday.
With the latest development, Okonkwo’s name would be on the ballot as candidate of (ZLP) for the November 6 election
Two candidates emerged from the parallel primaries of the PDP in Anambra
The candidates are Mr Valentine Ozigbo and Senator Ugochukwu Uba respectively
It will be recalled that Okonkwo had submitted Dame Jessie Balonwu, a former member of the House of Representatives and former Commissioner for Education in Anambra State as his running mate to INEC.
She is from om Onitsha in Anambra North Senatorial District, served as Chairman, Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board (ASUBEB) between 2005 and 2007.