The Anambra State chapter of United Progressives Party has lifted the suspension on two governorship aspirants of the party, Chief Osita Chidoka and Chief Chudi Offodile, saying the allegations against them lack merit. The party also reversed the suspension on all those that were affected by the suspension announced on Aug. 15.
The others are Mr. Flint Obiekwe, National Treasurer of the party, and Mr. Nwabueze Anyichie, Deputy National Secretary.
In a communiqué issued at the end of a crucial meeting of the State Working Committee, National Working Committee, and other stakeholders, the state executive pledged loyalty to the National Chairman, Chief Chekwas Okorie.
In the communiqué, signed by Dr. Sylvester Igwilo, State Chairman, and Mr. Fidelis Okafor, Secretary, the party in the state expressed regrets over the damage caused by the allegations.
It stated that the SWC was in full support of the gubernatorial primary election slated for Saturday and promised to make the exercise successful.
The meeting stated that after a crucial review of the allegations against Chidoka and Offodile, it concluded that they were unfounded and lacked merit.