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    The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA ) is a political party in Nigeria . At the legislative elections held on 12 April 2003, the party won 1.4% of popular votes and 2 of 360 seats in the

    House of Representatives of Nigeria but no seats in the Senate. Its candidate at the presidential elections of 19 April 2003, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu , won 3.3% of the vote.

    In gubernatorial elections of April 2011, Chief Rochas Okorocha (APGA) was elected governor of Imo state , polling 15% more votes than incumbent governor Ikedi Ohakim (PDP). An APGA candidate was first elected as governor of Anambra state.

    In February 2013, a faction of the party merged with the Action Congress of Nigeria , the All Nigeria Peoples Party , and the Congress for Progressive Change to form the All Progressives Congress (APC). The party currently has a governor, who currently governs Anambra State, South Eastern, Nigeria. Also, in January 2018, the party clinched a seat in the Senate after a by-election. All Local Government Area Chairmen in Anambra State, are Card-carrying members of APGA. [1]

    The current party chairman is Victor Ike Oye. [2]

    The party experienced remarkable growth during the 2019 elections as it won 7 seats in the House of representatives compared to the 2015 elections where only two seats were won. The newly elected House of representatives are:

    Member State

    1

    Umeoji Chukwuma Michael

    Anambra (Aguata )

    2

    Chinedu Benjamin Obidigwe

    Anambra (ANAMBRA EAST / ANAMBRA WEST)

    3 Ifeanyi Chudy Momah Anambra (Ihiala )

    4 Ezenwankwo Okwudili

    Anambra (ORUMBA NORTH / ORUMBA SOUTH)

    5

    Orwase Hembe Herman [3]

    Benue State (KONSHISHA / VANDEIKYA)

    6 Onuh Onyeche Blessing

    Benue State (OTUKPO / OHIMINI)

    7

    Usman Danjuma Shiddi

    Taraba State(IBI / WUKARI)

    8 Ossy Prestige Abia State (ABA NORTH /SOUTH)

    References

    1. ^ Maram, Mazen (7 February 2013). "Nigerian Biggest Opposition Parties Agree to Merge" . Bloomberg . Retrieved

    11 February 2013.

    2. ^ "APGA chairman wants Buhari to reshuffle cabinet - Daily Post Nigeria" . Daily Post Nigeria. 2018-03-12. Retrieved

    2018-04-03.

    3. ^ "List of Elected Members of the House of Representatives" (PDF). Policy and Legal Advocacy Center .

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