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2023: PDP Announces Cancelation Of All Primaries In Ebonyi

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the cancellation of all primaries in Ebonyi State while fixing a date for fresh ones.

A statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Hon Debo Ologunagba which was obtained by The Eastern Updates, stated that the decision was made after extensive consultations and deliberations by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party.

After very extensive consultations. deliberations and review of all issues, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the cancellation of all Party primaries in Ebonyi State.

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‘To this effect, all State House of Assembly, National Assembly, and Governorship primaries of our Party in Ebonyi State are hereby cancelled. The NWC will announce new dates for the affected Party exercises in the state,’ the statement read in part.

The party charged all aspirants, critical stakeholders, leaders and members of the ‘great Party in Ebonyi State to remain calm, united, and focused as the PDP takes firm steps to rescue our nation from the misrule of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

In a related development, Honourable Ogbonna Nwifuru has been declared the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Primary for Ebonyi State.

Chairman of the Electoral Committee for the APC primary in the state declared him the winner after announcing that he polled 743 delegate votes to defeat other aspirants.

His closest rival in the race was Rosemary Okofe who got 63 votes.

Others were Ucha Ali Julius, Edward Nkwegu, and Elias Mbam.

The primary election was held at the Pa Oruta Ngele Township Stadium in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.

The Eastern Updates

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