Dumebi Kachikwu Defeated Kingsley Moghalu And 7 Others To Become ADC Flag Bearer In The Presidential Primary Election

The founder and Chairman of Roots Television Nigeria, Dumebi Kachikwu has won as the official candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) for the upcoming 2023 presidential election.

He arose during the party's Presidential Primary and National Convention held on Wednesday and early Thursday in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Dumebi Kachikwu  secured 978 votes to overcome Kingsley Moghalu, the previous Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and seven different aspirants.

10 official competitors fought for 2,100 agents' votes during the essential which closed at around 3am on Thursday.

Different wannabes incorporate Dr. Mani Ibrahim, Joyce Ogochukwu Nsaka, Dr. Chike Okogwu, Dr Chukwuka Monye, Lady Angela Johnson, Princess Chichi Ojei, Dr. Muhammed Lamido, Bishop Ify-George Oforkansi, Dr. Favor Ayodele, Evang. Ebiti Ndok Jegede and others.

Ibrahim, in any case, steped down from the race prior to casting of ballot started to permit the emergency of a Southern candidate.

Eventually, Kachikwu was announced victor having secured 978 votes, Kingsley Moghalu came next with 589 votes, while Monye secured 339 votes.


In the opening remark, the National Chairman of the party, Ralph Nwosu, bemoaned that Nigeria had gone from major areas of strength for being nearly being unimportant because of the administration disappointment of the APC and PDP.

Nwosu uncovered that the party was expecting to deliver 75% of administrators both at the state and government levels, who as indicated by him would make quality regulations for Nigerians and not really for themselves.

"The ongoing National Assembly is excessively intrusive, they attempt to control how ideological groups are run and once in a while they convey the INEC along. Gatherings ought not be straight jacketed.

"This nation should change, our majority rules system should change so Africa can stand."

He added that the party is ready to rescue the nation, saying "nothing should stop us."

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