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ENUGU 2023: Frank Nweke wins APGA Governorship ticket

Former Minister of Information, Mr. Frank Nweke jnr has been declared winner of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), governorship primary election in Enugu State held on Sunday, May 29.

Announcing the result, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Chief Ucgenna Okagbue, who is also deputy national chairman of APGA, said that Mr. Nweke polled 273 votes, to defeat his closest rival Jeff Nnamani, who garnered 267 votes.Also, Ude Donatus scored 2 votes, while Mr. Ozoemena Obi Donatus polled 3 votes, and Nwegbo Uchenna polled 9 votes.

In his acceptance speech, Mr. Nweke assured that APGA will form the next government in Enugu State.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been in control of the state since the inception of the present democratic dispensation in 1999.

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