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Imo PDP Guber Candidate Samdaddy Anyanwu Picks And Unveils Jones Onyereri As Running Mate


The PDP flag bearer in the November 2023 Gubernatorial Election in Imo State and the national secretary of the party Chief Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu popularly known as Samdaddy has picked a former federal lawmaker and PDP Senatorial Candidate in the February election for Orlu zone which was Dr. Jones Onyereri As his running mate.

In a Press Statement released by Mr. Ikenna Onuoha media aid to the national secretary of PDP states that the unveiling took place at the state party’s secretariat along Okigwe road in Owerri before the state chairman Engr. Charles Ùgwù and stake holders, describing Jones as a force that was largely accepted across the zones.


“Imo PDP Guber Candidate, Anyanwu Picks, Unveils Onyereri As Running Mate

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Imo State, Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu in collaboration with the party has picked Rt Hon Jones Onyereri as his running mate ahead of the November 11, 2023 election.

Collectively, members of the State Working Committee (SWC) of the party led by Chief Charles Ugwuh and the Governorship standard bearer, Senator Anyanwu unveiled Hon Onyereri to the public during the party’s interactive stakeholders’ meeting at its state headquarters, along Okigwe road, Owerri.

Addressing party members, Anyanwu notes that Hon Onyereri’s selection became necessary after leaders of the party gave a nod, adding that his emergence received overwhelming support across the three zones.

Hon Onyereri, a brilliant, articulate and well-grounded politician was a two term member of the House of Representatives who held sway on behalf of the good people of Nwangele, Isu, Njaba and Nkwerre federal constituency. He was the PDP Senatorial candidate for Imo West in 2019 and 2023 elections respectively.

Born on 15th July, 1967 to the family of late Venerable and Nneoha J.D.J Onyereri of Ishi Owerri in Owerri Nkworji in Nkwerre LGA of Imo State, Onyereri has an unusual character that epitomizes passion, love and unity for the society.

He holds Bachelor of Science Degree (B.Sc) in Microbiology/Biochemistry, Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing, Master of Science Degree (M.Sc) in Marketing/Public Relations and Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D] in Marketing respectively.

Remarkably, Hon Onyereri served as Chief Protocol Officer to His Excellency, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, former Governor of Old Enugu state, a Consultant, House Committee on Transport, House of Representatives, Abuja.

As member of the Green Chamber, Onyereri led the Nigerian Parliamentary Group to Eight consecutive Spring Meetings of the World Bank/IMF in the USA which was adjudged to be the best ever in the history of the House.

At the House of Representatives, Hon Onyereri served as House Committee Chairman on Banking and Currency for two consecutive terms. He sponsored the following Bills: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria Act Amendment Bill 2013, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation Act Amendment Bill 2014 and Nigerian Export-Import Bank Establishment Act Amendment Bill 2012, among others.

As a devout Christian, Onyereri was conferred with the prestigious Knight of the Order of Saint Paul (KSP). He is happily married to Barr. (Mrs.) Adaeze Claire Onyereri and the marriage is blessed with five Children.”


Special Adviser (Media) to the National Secretary, and PDP Governorship Candidate, Imo State.


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