Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state Sunday received within the freshly carried out All Progressives congress (APC) senatorial major elections for the South district of the state.
The sooner senatorial major elections of APC on Could 28, 2022, had produced the youthful brother of Gov. Umahi, Austine Umahi because the winner however he declined the place after the Governor misplaced the presidential primaries of the celebration, thereby paving means for his brother the Gov.
Although the celebration had a re-run on June 9, 2022, which produced Gov. Umahi because the senatorial candidate of the celebration however the declaration of the governor didn’t go down effectively for the second runner up
Princess Ann Agomeze of the primary primaries election of the celebration.
Since then the candidature of the Ebonyi south senatorial zone has been in competition however the Federal Excessive court docket sitting in Abakaliki ordered a contemporary major.
Within the contemporary primaries election of the celebration held on Sunday, thirty first July 2022 at Afikpo North native authorities had Gov. David Umahi because the winner of the election.
He emerged with a complete vote of 250 his brother and three different contestants.
Saying the results of the election which befell on the Afikpo North Native Authorities council Headquarters, the Chairman of the electoral panel, Prof Adebayo Kehinde declared the Ebonyi State Governor winner of the election.
He stated,” I Prof Kayinde Emmanuel Adebayo by the powers bestowed on me by the Nationwide Working Committee of the Social gathering, I declare as adopted, the overall variety of voters, 285, accredited votes, 275 votes, votes solid, 275, variety of legitimate votes 268 whereas invalid votes are 7 votes.
“The rating is as follows, Augustine Chukwu Umahi scored 10votes, Mrs. Ann Nwanyibuife Agomeze scored 0, Nweze David Umahi scored 250 votes, Mrs. ibiam Magret 3 votes, Mrs. Chukwu Elizabeth Nwakego scored 5 votes.
“Based mostly on the powers invested on me by the Nationwide chairman of the APC, I professor Emmanuel Adebayo hereby declared and affirm that Mr. David Nweze Umahi having scored the best votes is hereby the winner of the first election for Ebonyi South Senatorial zone”.
The election which was held amidst tight safety witnessed the presence of policemen, males of the Nigeria Safety, Directorate of State Safety Service, DSS and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC, and officers of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC.
In his acceptance, speech, Governor Umahi famous that different victories of the celebration trusted his victory because the senatorial candidature of the south district. And additional stated that he’s not shocked by his victory as he has all the time been a fighter that by no means misplaced any battle.