Former Chairman Home Committee on Data, Home of the Representatives, Hon Chijoke Edeoga, on Thursday, emerged winner of the governorship major election of the Labour Social gathering in Enugu state.
Edeoga, who was the only aspirant within the major held at Prime 10 Lodge, GRA, Enugu emerged winner with a complete variety of 81 votes.
The Deputy Nationwide Secretary and the Chairman, Enugu State Governorship Electoral Committee, Prince Kennedy Chigozie Ahanudu, who declared the results of the first mentioned that Hon Chijoke Edeoga scored the best variety of vote forged in the course of the election.
He mentioned, “A complete of 85 delegates had been accredited for the first election. Out of the 85, a complete of 81 delegates voted for Hon Chijoke Edeoga.
“By the powers conferred on me because the Chairman of the Enugu State Governorship Electoral Committee, I Kennedy Chigozie Ahanudu, declared Hon Chijoke Edeoga, having scored the best variety of votes forged he’s hereby declared the winner of the Labour Social gathering Governorship Main election in Enugu State.”
The first election was sequel to the withdrawal of the previous governorship candidate of the social gathering, Mr Casmir Agbo from the race.
Earlier, Ahanudu had informed the delegates that although there was one aspirant within the major, nonetheless, the social gathering won’t impose him on the social gathering, that was why the election was being held.
“We’re not going to impose anyone on you. So whoever the delegates elected as we speak will likely be our alternative of governorship,” he mentioned.
In his acceptance speech, Edeoga thanked the social gathering for providing him it’s platform to actualise the dream of releasing Enugu individuals from political buccaneers.
He promised to not let the social gathering down.
“I’ve resolved to place Labour Social gathering in all of the wards in Enugu State. I’ll systematically and punctiliously dismantle Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) in Enugu State. If there may be anyone in Enugu State to do this I’m the one. I’ve the data and the capability to do this.
“I used to be a founding member of PDP and it was not set to humility the Igbo individuals. I used to be a founding members of PDP and shut.
“We’re going to assist PDP to dismantle all it’s buildings in Enugu State.
“I guarantee you that you just the vote you forged for me won’t be in useless. You’ve despatched me to the market and I can’t return empty handed,” he mentioned.