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Peter Umeadi, APGA presidential candidate

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By Okunloye Abiodun

A law professor and ex-chief judge in pursuit of Harmonizing Nigeria - Umeadi.

Umeadi Peter Nnanna is a former Chief Judge of the Anambra state court as well as a professor of law, party chieftain, and politician. The 67-year-old candidate hails from the Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State. In 1979, he earned his LL. B (Hons) in Law from the University of Nigeria’s Enugu Campus. He graduated from the Nigerian Law School in Lagos in 1980. Then served as a judge in 1997 for the Anambra State High Court. He assumed the office of Chief Judge of Anambra State in 2011. He was accepted into the National Judicial Institute and the National Judicial Council. He served as Chief Judge for eight years before retiring in 2019, and he started working as a visiting professor in March 2019 at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Faculty of Law.

Following his retirement as chief judge of Anambra State in March 2019, he joined the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA in his home ward of Nri Ward II in Anaocha, Anambra, and declared his candidacy for president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria On the first day of June 2022. With Comrade Abdullahi Koli Mohammed as his vice presidential candidate, he became the APGA presidential aspirant in the 2023 elections. In Bauchi State, he holds the titles of Dan Amar of Ningi and also Sarduana of Nasaru. His motivation for seeking the presidency comes from a desire to bring peace and unity to all corners of his beloved country, Nigeria.

Aspiration to unite Nigeria and bring patriotism drives his candidacy.

In a statement to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ozonkpu Victor Oye, Umeadi declared his decision to run for president of Nigeria and promised to lead the country back to the road of growth, harmony, and prosperity through clear and consistent leadership. He said that the Nigerian government should be recognised for what it really is: a promise to the country’s populace that the country’s abundant material and human resources would be used to the greatest possible effect. Umeadi vowed to bring about patriotism, collectively rebuild the nation’s economy, lift all segments of society, and promote probity, accountability, and commitment in both public and private lives.

Furthermore, at the party’s headquarters in Abuja, Prof. Umeadi was screened as thoroughly as any of the other gubernatorial candidates running for the APGA in 2023. Speaking to reporters following his closed-door screening, Umeadi expressed optimism that he would rise above the pack and carry the APGA’s banner in the 2023 presidential election. According to the candidate, APGA’s capacity to conduct the screening process in an organised and effective manner demonstrates the organisation’s competence, and he and his fellow aspirants were treated with dignity and respect throughout. Umeadi went on to say that APGA has a chance to develop itself at the national level, particularly given the current desire for meaningful change in major sectors of Nigeria’s socioeconomic life.

Ethnic unionism, a key to national harmony, will be prioritised – Umeadi.

Umeadi said that because he was Chief Judge for 3 years under former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi and also for 5 years under current Governor Willie Obiano, he has the ability, knowledge of history, modesty, and self-effacement to bring ethnic groups together and make peace between them. Umeadi added that he would work toward a Nigeria in which justice would prevail for all people regardless of their background. He also said that the nation should have a system in place to ensure that everyone has access to quality education, health care, food, safety for themselves and their families, and the opportunity to realise their full potential in a fair and regulated environment with clear expectations.

If elected president in 2023, he added, he would end distrust and bring all ethnic groups together. During a discussion with reporters in Abuja, He pledged to promote national harmony and swift development. He campaigned on a platform of fairness and transparency, promising to work to unite the nation together if successful. If the issue of unity can be solved, then other problems facing the nation, such as those involving insecurity, the economy, and ethnicity, will be brought under control. According to Umeadi, the fundamental cause of the division was the suspicion of insincerity on the side of some authorities.

They hope to advance the country with activism and legal practice.

Moreover, according to the APGA presidential candidate, a deliberate move was the nomination of his running partner Abdullahi Muhammed Koli. He described Koli as a frontline labour union advocate and social campaigner in an announcement that he issued. He said that Koli had pioneered several struggles from 1999 to 2002 for the well-being of Nigerian workers in his competence as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) chairman in Bauchi State. Umeadi stated that Nigerians desired a better nation and that he would use his experience as a legal practitioner to realign the country so that the law of the land would triumph. He made this pledge to the Nigerian people.


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1 year ago

Peter Umeadi, APGA presidential candidate – A law professor and ex-chief judge in pursuit of Harmonizing Nigeria – Umeadi. – Express your point of view.

theApr
theApr
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1 year ago

Umeadi committed to instill patriotism, work to rebuild the country’s economy as a whole, uplift all facets of society, and encourage integrity, responsibility, and devotion in both personal and professional lives.

Remi1
Remi1
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1 year ago

Umeadi seem like a good candidate. Quite a number of achievement and all that. His plans to make the country better economically and the rest are all great. However, May the best man win.

Abusi
Abusi
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1 year ago

This is also a well versed lawyer politician. I’m sure he will be a reputable presidential candidate.he will do well to uphold the law, but I will want him to join hands with Peter Obi.

SarahDiv
Member
1 year ago

Going through Umeadi Peter Nnanna qualifications, we might want to endorse him for president but I pray for is let the best and competent person occupy that position.

DimOla
DimOla
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1 year ago

Umeadi Peter Nnanna qualifications and experience in politics makes him fit for the position of the president but how many people know him and can remark on his credibility.please, let us vote wisely.

jdpumping
Member
1 year ago

Is there someone out there that can truly help the citizenry ok let’s take a look at the presidential candidate representing APGA a law professor and ex chief judge can they replicate that in the system.I hope so.

Chibuzor
Chibuzor
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1 year ago

It’s wonderful news that he was approved for membership in both the National Judicial Institute and the National Judicial Council.

Adesanyaj72
Adesanyaj72
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1 year ago

The people of Nigeria sought a better nation, and they believed that he would make use of his knowledge as a legal practitioner to realign the country in such a way that the rule of law would prevail.

Iyanu12345ogg
Iyanu12345ogg
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1 year ago

Candidates with vision and plans to make the country better should be considered. All I’m praying for is the best and competent person occupy that position.

Hassan Isa
Hassan Isa
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1 year ago

His aspiration to lead his home nation of Nigeria in a more peaceful and unified manner is what drives him to run for president of the country he adores so much.

Haykaylyon26
Member
1 year ago

Nice profile for a candidate of presidential but profile sometimes don’t matter but commitment to the country on improving it we don’t honest and loyal person

Tonerol10
Tonerol10
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1 year ago

Peter Umeadi, APGA presidential candidate. He is a good person too but Nigeria I’d over much for them to handle. We need labour party for today

Godsewill Ifeanyi
Godsewill Ifeanyi
Member
1 year ago

In addition to this, the candidate for the presidency of the APGA claims that the nomination of his running mate Abdullahi Muhammed Koli was a calculated maneuver.

Kazeem1
Kazeem1
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1 year ago

Umeadi took a solemn oath that he would restore patriotism, work toward the common rebuilding of the country’s economy, elevate all aspects of society, and encourage probity, accountability, and commitment in both the public and private spheres of life.

Taiwoo
Taiwoo
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1 year ago

The government ought to put in place a system to guarantee that every person in the country has access to high-quality education, medical care, and food, as well as safety for themselves and their families.

Nwachukwu Kingsley
Nwachukwu Kingsley
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1 year ago

Umeadi seems like a solid candidate with a significant number of accomplishments in addition to everything else. His ambitions to improve the country on all fronts, including economically and otherwise, are excellent. Nevertheless, may the strongest guy prevail!

Tolaniiii
Tolaniiii
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1 year ago

It seems like Umeadi would make a decent choice. Numerous accomplishments and etc. His ideas for improving the country’s economy and other aspects are fantastic. Nonetheless, I hope the strongest man triumphs.

Christiana
Christiana
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1 year ago

APGA presidential candidate Peter Umeadi. He is also a decent person, but Nigeria is too much for them to handle

Bola12
Bola12
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1 year ago

His desire to lead his beloved Nigeria in a more peaceful and cohesive manner motivates him to run for president.

Ultra0711
Ultra0711
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1 year ago

These man is among the few that wasted part of there money to get presidential ticket cause we all know the three most significant contender for the post already.