Anambra State Progressive Union Ghana had its inception from Accra Ghana in 2002 with eight key person as founding fathers namely Chief Benson Okoli,Rev Onyekwumnazu,Chief Gilbert Onwunili,Mr Chika Ego,Mr Paul Eze,Mr Morgan,Mr Nwobosi,Mr David Uzowulu and Mr Eric.
An interesting story to note about the formation of Anambra state progressive union occurred in the year 2002 when Rev John Onyekwumnazu and his wife visited chief Gilbert Onwunili,on arrival they met chief Benson okoli and his wife at there residence of chief gilbert onwunili.
Upon exchanging pleasantries,Rev Onyekwumnazu suggested to his two friends the need to form anambra state origin living in accra ghana.his two friends,chief Benson Okoli and chief Gilbert Onwunili accepted the ideal and they printed posters and pasted them at strategic places just to create awareness. their efforts were rewarded at the first meeting with nine members in attendance at the meeting .the meeting was held at no 24 carnary street Angola acrra newtown at the of Rev john Chukwuka Onyekwumnazu,chief Gilbert Onwunili was appointed chairman of the union chief Benson Okoli as treasurer and Rev Onyekwumnazu handled the office of secretary ,financial secretary,PRO and vice chairman because they were few.The union held their meeeting for three years under the sponsorship of Chief Benson Okoli and chief Gilbert Onwunyili.At the end of their three tenure in office an election was held ,which produced Eze Goeffrey N. Muokwugo as the first elected chairman of Anambra state progressive union with other executives.
Eze. N.Muokwugo was later Re-elected as chairman of the union for the second tenure because of his leadership quality.Eze Goeffrey Muokwugo,ichie Amabo 11 of awkuzu through philanthropic gesture and moral imputs with assistance of other patrons helped in growing the membership of ASPU.His tenure as chairman ASPU elapsed on 2011.
Presently the ASPU has its second republic chairman as Chief Emmanuel Ezenwa (Ifeonyemetalu 1 of Nteje) with newly executives board.The leadership of Chief Emmanuel ezenwa,the union has witness an unpresidented growth,ANSP has become the most successful igbo state union in ghana with over one thousand registered members.
Today there are other Regional branches of ANSP Nationawide such as kasoa,Takoradi,Tema,Nungua,Ashaiman,Awutu senya etc…..
Finally Anambra State Progressive Union however supposed to celebrate it’s 10th year Anniversary on 2012,but due to ghana presidental and parliamentary election As a peace and loving people we decide to push it up in 2013 in other to maintain peace and serenity in the country…..