Andy Uba’s Biography: wife, brother, family, net worth
Andy Uba is the Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress in Anambra state and would be competing to be the state’s next governor in the election set to take place on the 6th of November 2021.
Andy Uba will be competing against other candidates from other political parties, but the most popular of them all is the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, Professor Charles Soludo of the All People Grand Alliance APGA.
On Monday, Andy Uba was accused by Charles Soludo during a debate on AriseTV for forgery and allegedly kidnapping a former governor.
Andy Ubah, in his statement, also revealed he made Charles Soludo the Governor of the CBN as he alleged that he recommended Soludo to the then President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Back in 2004, Uba was an aide of Obasanjo and also an in-law of the former president. The APC flag bearer went on to accuse the former CBN of being an ingrate.
Their allegations have sparked different reactions on and off social media, and this is coming just a few days to the Anambra governorship election slated for this Saturday.
Andy Uba is a Nigerian legislator who was chosen as Senator for the Anambra South Senatorial District in April 2011 and ran on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) then.
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|Real name||Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba|
|Date of birth||14 December 1958|
|Age||63 years old in 2021|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Marital status||Married to Pastor Faith Vedelago|
|Source of Wealth||Politician|
Andy Uba’s Biography
His birth name is Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba, and he was born on the 14th of December 1958 in Enugu; there are no details of who his parents are, but they are from Uga in the Aguata LGA of Anambra State.
Andy Uba has two brothers named Ugochukwu and Chris Uba, both of who are also political stalwarts in the country.
Andy Uba finished from the Boys High School in Awkunanaw; however, there are controversies about his education history.
This came after Concordia University denied that Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba graduated from the institution; the tertiary institution admitted that a certain Emmanuel Uba was admitted to the institution, but he never completed the program.
The records disclosed that although Andy Uba was in the United States during the 1999 Presidential elections in Nigeria, he gave his assistance.
Following the end of the presidential elections, Uba returned to Nigeria and was made the Special Assistant on Special Duties and Domestic Affairs to President Olusegun Obasanjo.
As proof of his worth, the reports revealed that in a September 2003 visit by Olusegun Obasanjo to the United States, Uba was described as the President’s right-hand man, as well as the gatekeeper for people who wished to see the former Nigerian president.
In 2007, Andy Uba contested under the PDP to be the governor of Anambra state, and he won; however, he was removed from office after the court declared Peter Obi instead. He left the PDP to join the Labour Party and didn’t return to the PDP until 2011.
Upon his return, Andy Uba was nominated as PDP candidate for Anambra South Senatorial district in the April 2011 elections, and he emerged the winner with 63,316 votes.
Andy Uba is married to Pastor Faith Vedelago of Faith Miracle Center Abuja, and their union is blessed with two children.
There are no details on Andy Uba’s net worth.