August 19, 2022



In Ebonyi, Obinna Ogba, others lose out as INEC lists governorship candidates

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The speaker of Ebonyi state Home of Meeting, Rt. Hon. Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru, has emerged because the genuine governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) forward of 2023 common elections.

Equally, Dr. Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, not Obinna Ogba turned out to be the recognised guber candidate of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, (PDP) for a similar common election within the state.

These names appeared on the governorship candidates’ checklist posted on the workplace of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital on Friday night.

Additionally on the checklist was the title of the guber candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, (APGA), Professor Ifeanyichukwu Benard Odoh, his working mate, Anthony Chukwu.

Each working mates for PDP and APGA had been additionally named.

INEC additionally printed a complete of 12 political events that nominated candidates for the 2023 governorship race in Ebonyi State.

The Fee additionally printed 16 political events that might take part within the race for the 24 Home of Meeting positions within the State.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ebonyi State, Dr. Chukwuemeka Joseph Chukwu, who disclosed this whereas briefing Journalists in his workplace in Abakaliki stated the checklist of candidates nominated by numerous political events had been pasted on the INEC LGAs workplaces throughout the State, according to part 29(3) of the Electoral Act 2022, and schedule of actions of the Fee.

He listed the names of the political events that nominated governorship candidates within the state to incorporate AA, ADC, ADP, APC, APGA, APM, APP, LP, NNPP, NRM, PDP, and YPP.

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Mr. Chukwu additional defined {that a} complete of 245 State Home of Meeting candidates would take part within the 2023 common elections in Ebonyi State.

Talking on the voter’s registration, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, enjoined eligible residents of Ebonyi State but to register or replace their voter registration to make use of the window interval to take action, as there won’t be any additional extension after July 31, 2022, deadline.