Anambra Guber: ADC candidate picks clergyman as running mate




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Dr Akachukwu Nwankpo, the candidate the African Democratic () in the Nov. 6 Anambra governorship election, has selected Mr Lawrence Ughammadu, a Pentecostal as his running mate.
Dr Harris Chuma-Odili, Director General, Media/Publicity and Strategy, Akachukwu Nwankpo Campaign Organisation disclosed this in a statement in Awka on Saturday.
Chuma-Odili said Ughammadu was nominated by the party after careful considerations and deliberations within the party hierarchy in view the resolve present the best ticket the electorate.
He described the running mate as a distinguished man God, advocate, social critic and a philanthropist.
He said Nwankpo upon clinching the ticket had urged the party pick a running mate for him.
According him, was chosen after careful considerations and deliberations within the party; he has been presented to the flag bearer who had earlier asked the party to choose a running mate for him.
“Nwankpo had an option to pick whoever he wanted, but chose to involve the party in deciding who to run with, got the nod because he is a Pentecostal Pastor with an unblemished track ,” he said.
Ughammadu who was born in 1973, he is an indigene of Nibo, in Awka South Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
He is currently a Pastor with the Dominion . Ughammadu is an alumnus of Christ the King College Onitsha and a B.Sc degree in Accounting from the Enugu State University, and MBA from the University of Nsukka among other qualifications.

(NAN)