2023 Elections: Abia PDP Fixes Date For Another Guber Primary

2023 Elections: Abia PDP Fixes Date For Another Guber Primary

  • Saturday, February 4 has been fixed by the Peoples Democratic Party in Abia state as the date for a fresh gubernatorial election
  • The date was fixed on Friday, January 27, and the venue for the said primary election will be Umuahia Township Stadium
  • The rerun was necessitated by the death of Prof Uche Ikonne who was the PDP's governorship candidate in the state

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Abia - The Peoples Democratic Party in Abia state has fixed Saturday, February 4, for its gubernatorial primary election.

This arrangement comes on the heels of Prof Uche Ikonne's death who was the PDP's governorship candidate in the state.

Prof. Uche Ikonne
Ikonne was the PDP's governorship candidate in Abia (Photo: @ikonne_uche)
Source: Twitter

According to the PDP in a statement released on Friday, January 27, the governorship primary will be held at Umuahia Township Stadium, Punch reports.

The party urged all interested aspirants are requested to collect Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from the PDP Headquarters at Wadata Plaza, Wuse Abuja.

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The statement read partly:

“The sale of both forms begins today Friday, January 27 and ends on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.
“The screening of aspirants will hold at the PDP National Headquarters, Wadata Plaza Abuja, on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at 11:00 am prompt.
“All the aspirants are expected to present themselves to the State Working Committee, SWC, of the Abia PDP on Friday, February 3, 2023, at the State Secretariat, Finbars Street, Umuahia by 12: 00 pm.
“Further directives from the State Party Secretariat, Finbars Street, Umuahia would be communicated when necessary."

Elections: PDP youths call for replacement of Abia governorship candidate, Prof Ikonne

he Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Movement on Tuesday, January 24 called for the replacement of Professor Uchenna Ikonne as the party's governorship candidate in Abia state ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Addressing selected media houses in Abuja, the youths alleged that Ikonne displayed his frail health status at the Abia state PDP campaign kick-off at Umuahia sometime in November 2023.

They lamented that he was taken for treatment since then and he is yet to return.

The briefing was addressed by Salahudeen Lukman, president, Gbe Benjamin Orduen, national secretary and Elekwachi Joshua, coordinator, southeast zone.

Source: Legit.ng

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