Osita Chidoka who is a graduate diploma in maritime and port management from National University of Singapore. certified strategist and political economist from Oxford University, has Masters in Transport Policy and Logistics from George Mason University USA , has been pencilled down to be set to be the flag bearer for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming Anambra Central Rerun elections., the PDP National Working Committee and the Anambra chapter of the Party has concluded plans to nominate Chief Osita Chidoka, this follows the Court of Appeal ruling in Enugu which nullified the election of the former PDP representative Mrs. Uche Ekwunife and ordered for a fresh poll in Anambra Central Senatorial District. Following Mrs. Uche Ekwunife cross carpeting to the All Progressives Congress (APC) having the resolve of winning the primary despite being a new party member.
Because of the vacuum created by Ekwunife the party decided that the former Aviation Minister comes on the “heels of a quest by the PDP to present a credible alternative to Uche Ekwunife who has abandoned the party. Osita Chidoka is seen as a very capable politician to challenge for the exulted position. He has served three Nigerian Presidents from President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Umaru Yaradua and Goodluck Jonathan, in different capacities.”
Paraventure Osita Chidoka succeeds to be the PDP Flagbearer he will be contending the position with Chief Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and either Mrs. Ekwunife or Sharon Ikeazor the APC former woman leader who has since indicated her interest in the race.