- Andy Uba, a former Senator from Anambra South Senatorial District will contest as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the coming Anambra state governorship election in November, 2021
- The full name of Andy Uba is Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba and he happens to be one of the shortest ever Governor in Nigeria after he was sworn in as governor of Anambra state on May 27, 2007, but later removed by the Supreme Court of Nigeria on June 14, 2007
Senator Andy Uba comes from a family, which has a strong political base in Anambra state
Politics, as they say is often marred with controversies as far as Senator Andy Uba’s political sojourn is concerned. The former federal legislator has often had multiple challenges whenever he planned contesting and becoming the Governor of Anambra state.
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Recent and past political experiences could work in the favour of Andy Uba to emerging as the next Governor of Anambra state, however he will have to contend with forces inside the APC and outside the other two major political parties, which are APGA and PDP.
In addition, Andy Uba will need to face the challenge of selling the APC to the good people of Anambra state as a whole, but not just targeting the electorate that will cast their ballots for him. This is because selling the APC in the Southeast is still a bit difficult.
What some political watchers and analysts believe would help Andy Uba to becoming the next Chief Executive of Anambra state is to make his campaigns issued based and also tell the people the hard truth about what he would do that the other candidates won’t do if he is elected into office.
Political actors know their onions, however, a veteran war general and his troops are defeated on the battlefield by smarter adversaries if the war strategies were poorly executed.
All roads lead to Anambra state on Saturday, November 21, as Senator Andy Uba once again seeks to becoming the number one citizen of Anambra state after incumbent governor, Dr Willie Obiano.