A governorship aspirant in the party, Daniel Eke, in a case number FHC/UM/CS/96/2022 approached the court, seeking for the nullification of the indirect primary election that produced Emenike and the direct primary election that produced the immediate past Minister of state for Mines and Steel and Development, Uche Ogah, as a factional candidate, over falsehood.
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Eze Anthony Ohaeri, a deaf, recently emerged as the Traditional Ruler of Umuezerola Autonomous Community.
He said he was proud to be associated with Ikpeazu even as he stated that Abia people did not make a mistake in electing him as their Governor.
Ikpeazu stated this Saturday morning on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the state.
The state Epidemiologist, Peace Nwogwugwu, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Umuahia, the state capital.
The party also affirmed that a former Executive Chairman of Umuahia North Local Government Area in Abia state, Chief Princewill Ukaegbu, as new APP State chairman which came on the heels of recent resignation of the acting State party chairman, Hon Sylvanus Nwaji, who is currently seeking for election for Ukwa east and Ukwa west Federal constituency seat in the house of representatives in 2023.
He also inaugurated his Campaign Council, with ex-House of Representatives member, Chief Nnanna Ngwu, as Chairman.
His defection to PDP came on the backdrops of leadership crisis rocking the opposition APC in Abia state necessitated by the outcome of the parallel gubernatorial primary elections held by the party, wherein two governorship candidates emerged at the recently-conducted exercise in Abia state.
Tasie who hailed from Umuobiala community in Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia state died at the age of 74 years.
The situation caused tension in the area as youths stormed the FRSC office in the area and set it ablaze.
Extolling the virtues of the late Professor of Law, Kalu stressed that the deceased contributed immensely to the legal profession beyond the shores of Nigeria.
The protesters, led by Victoria Asomugha, marched to to the palace of the Traditional Ruler of Ezekele Autonomous Community, Eze Godfrey Ibeakanma.
Egbulefu, a student of the Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, was said to have jumped from the three-storey building identified as Groom Base Lodge, after allegedly taking some substances suspected to be “Mkpulu mmiri”.
According to the leaders, Umunneochi would benefit immensely if Senator Orji Uzor Kalu is re-elected to the Senate in 2023.
The candidate unveiled his running mate to the media and party members on Saturday in Umuahia, the state capital.
Wabara was buried in her husband’s Ohambele country home in Ndoki, Ukwa East Local Government Area of Abia State.
The former LG boss said this on Tuesday while reacting to his removal on Monday by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the new LG boss was the council’s Deputy Chairman before her elevation.
The former two-term Governor spoke glowingly in a birthday message he sent to his mother on Monday morning.
He was an aspirant for the seat of Abia South Senatorial District of the State on the platform of the APC in 2019.