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2023: Senators Sam Egwu, Ama Nnachi, emerge National Assembly candidates for Ebonyi PDP from AnyiChuks line-up

Dr. Ifeanyi Odi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has published the names of Ebonyi State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidates for the 2023 general elections, with the successful candidates coming from the line-up of the PDP governorship candidate in the state Dr. Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odi.

The successful candidates emerged from the PDP Primaries conducted  in the state on  28th and 29th of May, 2022. 

A statement signed by the Director of Media and Publicity, Anyichuks Campaign Organization, Chief Abia Onyike, and made available to SummitNews,  states that the Primary Election was the one monitored by INEC and was adopted by the National Working Committee(NWC) of the PDP as the authentic PDP primary election in Ebonyi state.

 SummitNews recalls that a Federal High Court had nullified the factional Primary election of 4th and 5th June, 2022 organised by Senator. Obinna Ogba-led faction which INEC did not monitor.

According to the statement, “the PDP National Assembly (Senate) candidates for Ebonyi State as released by INEC for the 2023 General Elections are as follows:

1. Hon. Lazarus Nweru Ogbe( Ebonyi Central Senatorial District).

2. Senator. Dr. Samuel Ominyi Egwu( Ebonyi North Senatorial District).

3. Senator. Michael Ama Nnachi( Ebonyi South Senatorial District).

Senator Dr. Sam Ominyi Egwu

Also, “the Ebonyi State PDP candidates for the House of Representatives are:

1. Hon. Victor Umoke Aleke( Ebonyi/Ohaukwu Federal Constituency)

2. Barnabas Chukwuma Ofoke( Abakaliki/ Izzi Federal Constituency)

3. Johnson Obinna Nwachukwu(Ezza North/Ishielu Federal Constituency)

4. Vitalis Ogbonna Nwanne(Ezza South/ Ikwo Federal Constituency)

5. Hon. Jerry Okechukwu Obasi(Ohaozara/Onicha/Ivo Federal Constituency)

6. Hon. Uduma Enwo Igariwey (Afikpo North/ Afikpo South Federal Constituency)”

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