Ebonyi State News Today
Godswill Obioma, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ebonyi, has described vote-buying as “a virus ” capable of destroying Nigerian’s democracy if not killed. He spoke on Tuesday, October 9, in Abakaliki.
A coalition of aspirants for State House of Assembly and House of Representatives in Ebonyi South Senatorial zone, have protested non-conduct of primary elections to select the All Progressives Congress (APC) flag bearers.
The result of the APC's governorship primary in Ebonyi state that produced Senator Sonni Ogbuoji as the candidate was rejected by a gubernatorial aspirant, Professor Bernard Odoh, following allegations of irregularities.
The Ebonyi chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has picked Senator Sonni Ogbuoji as its gubernatorial candidate for the state in the 2019 general elections. A total of nine aspirants were in the race to get the ticket.
The corps member died just seven days after his 25th birthday and exactly 10 days after a friend and his younger brother dreamed that he died. They reportedly asked him to pray. He was said to be a grassroots politician.
The Ebonyi govt has directed banks that have financial dealings with it to immediately submit its accounts statements from 2007 to September, 2018. It said the statements should cover its functional, dormant and closed accounts.