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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.

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. 

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.