Nonso Okafor Defeats Ngonadi For Nnewi North Constituency
The Candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Candidate for Nnewi North State Constituency, Nonso Okafor defeated his closest rivals, Obinna Ngonadi of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Candidate, Hon. Benchuks Nwosu, to second and third place respectively.
The Returning Officer for the election, Dr. Alapuchukwumbuikem Eugene while announcing the result at the Nnewi North Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation center, said that Nonso Okafor of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) polled 13,231 votes to emerge winner.
He defeated his closest rival, Obinna Ngonadi of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), who polled 12,383, while Hon. Benchuks Nwosu polled 2,452 votes to come a distant 3rd.
In a statement signed by Nonso Okafor, Member-Elect, Anambra State House of Assembly, Nnewi North State Constituency, he thanked his constituent for their support, by entrusting him with their mandate.
He also extended his hand of fellowship to his co-contestant charging them to put the contest which he described as a family one and join hands with him to attract the needed democratic dividend to the constituency.
The statement reads:
THIS IS FOR US
Umunnem Ndi Nnewi,
I bring you special greetings filled with gratitude.
I wish to thank the Almighty God who has kept all of us in good health to witness this day. This is historic! A history that only God can make happen. Without Him, this wouldn’t have been possible. But for His awesome grace and favour, this victory became a reality. May His name alone be praised, Amen.
Umunnem, from the depth of my heart, I wish to thank all of us for voting for me to become Member-Elect, Nnewi North Constituency, Anambra State House of Assembly. Without your votes, I would not have gotten here. This means a whole lot to me and I promise you; you will never regret entrusting this position on me.
To my teeming supporters, may God bless all of you. You defiled every human turbulence and obstacle to stand with me on this journey even when it never looked possible. I will make you proud. This is my promise to you.
To my brothers and sister who ran this race with me, I urge you to join heads with me to offer our people quality representation they will be very proud of. Like I usually say, this is a contest between brothers; election will come and go but we remain brothers.
Umunnem, this victory is for you. This victory will open up a new chapter in the history of our land; a positive and prosperous future for all of us.
May God bless all of us!!
Oke Nnewi Aya Efu !!!
Aka Chukwu Di Ya !!!
Nonso Okafor (Smart)
Anambra State House of Assembly,
Nnewi North Constituency