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Anambra 2021: Heavy security as APGA holds governorship primary


APGA Anambra governorship primary election

There was heavy security presence on Wednesday in and around the Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra State where the All Progressives Grand Alliance was holding part of its governorship primary.

The security made up of a combined team of Army, Navy, Air force, police, and other security operatives.

The road to Ekwueme square was cordoned off to vehicular movement.

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The State Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, said the presence of the police was the normal deployment meant to keep peace and order, The PUNCH reports.

He said, “The public should remain calm and go about their normal businesses as the security personnel at the venue were temporally there for the protection of the citizens.

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Four aspirants are standing for nomination in the primary. They are former governor of the Central Bank, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Chief Damian Okolo, Kenechukwu Ibeh, and a member of the House of Representatives, Okwudili Ezenwankwo.