Chief Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano who is the wife of the immediate past Governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano overcame her first hurdle today in her quest to represent Anambra North Senatorial zone in the Red Chamber.
The former first lady of the Southeastern state had on 17th of March 2022 together with her husband relinquished power to the current Governor of the state, Professor Soludo.
She fought hard as she defeated 3 men of which 2 had served in her husband’s regime in different capacity. One of them was the Chief of staff to the Anambra state Government led by Chief Obiano her husband, Mr Primus Odili and also Tony Nnachetta who previously served as the Anambra state commissioner of Information during her husband’s tenure. Mr Onwuteaka Sam Jr completed the list of aspirants.
Mrs Obiano got 152 votes and was followed closely by Primus Odili who got 120 votes. Onwuteaka Sam Jr had 2 votes while Tony Nnacheta also polled 2 votes.