By Anthony Ademiluyi
Anambra State is a bastion of Igbo intellectual and commercial life. But its politics remain twisted by the endless feuding of the Uba brothers, and the three major parties in the state all divided in their loyalties. Anambra will go to the polls on 6 November to decide who will be governor, and is seen by many as a bellwether for the looming presidential candidate battles ahead. In this column, Tony Ademiluyi assess the candidates chances.
Anambra State, one of the five states in south-eastern Nigeria was created out of the East-Central State in 1976 by the then military administration of the Late General Murtala Ramat Mohammed. It boasts one of the largest galaxy of Igbo stars in the country: from politics to business to academia.
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