The Abia State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday released details for the conduct of fresh governorship primary election in the state following the death of Prof. Uchenna Ikonne.
Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had given the party 14 days to conduct another primary election based on the provisions of the New Electoral Act on the replacement of candidates arising from death.
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A press statement signed by Hon. Elder Abraham Amah, Abia PDP Vice Chairman/Acting State Publicity Secretary, the party said the fresh primary will be held on Saturday, February 4th, 2023 by 10:00 am at Umuahia Township Stadium, Umuahia.
Elder Amah urged all the interested aspirants to collect Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from the PDP Headquarters at Wadata Plaza, Wuse Abuja.
The sale of both forms began today, Friday, January 27 and will end on Wednesday, February 1st, 2023.
“The screening of aspirants will hold at the PDP National Headquarters, Wadata Plaza Abuja, on Thursday February 2, 2023 at 11:00 am prompt.
“All the aspirants are expected to present themselves to the State Working Committee, SWC, of the Abia PDP on Friday February 2, 2023 at the State Secretariat, Finbars Street, Umuahia by 12: 00 pm.
“Further directives from the State Party Secretariat, Finbars Street, Umuahia would be communicated when necessary,” the statement said.
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