Former Aviation Minister Stella Oduah has won incumbent Senator and wife of Chuba Okadigbo to pick PDP senatorial ticket in Anambra.
The former Minister of Aviation, who is to represent Anambra North Senatorial if she wins the forthcoming elections won with a total of 262 votes defeating incumbent senator Majereri Okadigbo who got 6 votes out of the 287 total votes cast with 8 votes declared invalid by the electoral committee.
Ms Oduah, who was Nigeria’s aviation minister accused of embezzlement with the bullet proof car purchase which eventually led to her exit at the ministry had begun mobilisation of the stakeholders’ support for her ambition in Anambra North Senatorial District.
Before the Primary, Oduah who had long moved to Anambra state for almost a year now campaigning said she would provide effective representation and credible voice for the zone.
She said the zone would be restored to its pride of place where the people’s creativity and entrepreneurial skills would top her priority, if voted into power.
The zone comprises seven local government areas in Anambra State – Anambra West, Ayamelum, Anambra East, Oyi, Onitsha North, Onitsha South and Ogbaru.