The Independent National Electoral Commission said it delisted some 2023 election candidates from its loist in line with several court orders it has received.
Ebonyi stakeholders, however, asked voters and party supporters to be calm over the development, insisting that there was no cause for alarm over the situation.
A former woman leader of All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi, Beatrice Nkwuda, has alleged that Governor UMahi's high-handedness forced her to defect to APGA.
The stakeholders also called on people of the state home and abroad to shun zoning arrangement, tribalism and money-induced politics ahead of the 2023 polls.
Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, has vowed to ensure that APC chairman in the state, Stanley Emegha, and Rep candidate, Eni Chima, will remain in custody.
Gunmen have killed the wife of Oyeku Chima, commander of the Ebube Agu security outfit in Afikpo south LGA of Ebonyi. The police have confirmed the incident.