Anambra: Senator Oduah declines to serve as Co-Chair for PDP Campaign, describes appointment as distractive

Princess Stella Oduah, the Senator representing Anambra north, has rejected an appointment by Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to serve as Co-Chairman of the Party’s Campaign Council for Anambra state gubernatorial election scheduled for November 6.

A former Transcorp President, Mr Valentine Ozigbo, clinched the party’s ticket in June after defeating other aspirants.

On Friday, Senator Oduah was named as Co-Chairperson for the party’s governorship campaign council in the state; an appointment she has rejected.

A statement of rejected by her spokesman, Ezennia Chukwudebe, reads:


The attention of the Distinguished Senator representing Anambra North, Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah OON, has just been drawn to a highly misleading publication titeled: *PDP UNVEIL HIGH-POWERED ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNORSHIP CAMPAIGN COUNCIL COMPRISING OBI, ODUAH, UDEH, OBIOGBOLU, AZUBOGU, OKWENNA, OTHERS* which is currently circulating in sections of the media.

The said publication among others falsely claims that she has been co-opted to serve in a recently constituted PDP Gubernatorial Campaign Organization for the forthcoming November 6 Anambra State election.

The public should note that she as a ranking  Senator and a former Minister of the Federal Republic, was at no time consulted or deemed important enough to be informed about this inclusion. She is therefore as surprised as her teeming supporters to see her name in the said publication.

Senator Oduah neither had a say nor input on how those that drew up the list arrived at its composition. She is unpleasantly surprised at this unfortunate turn of events.

She has no doubt that she, in this instance,  speaks the minds of those that elected her when she says that she is purely focussed on representing the great people of Anambra North to the best of her God given abilities as evident in her many skill acquisition programmes, infrastructural development, empowerment facilitations and other life changing initiatives, to be distracted by issues which to all intents and purposes, have been made quite clear that her inputs are not needed.

It is on the strength of this and others which she may not delve into at this material time that she respectfully declines her inclusion in the  campaign organization. This is to enable her focus on her main role of serving her people an indeed many other duties for which she was duly elected.

May God bless everyone, particularly the good and indefatigable people of Anambra North. Any further developments will be properly  communicated as situations unfold.

Ezennia Nonso Chukwudebe
Director of Media/Publicity
For the Distinguished Senator Stella Adaeze Oduah OON.

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