From Chinedu Nwafor,Abakaliki
Ebonyi State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced its governorship primary election to elect the Party’s flag bearer in the State, ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The governorship primary is holding at the Pa Ngele Oruta Township Stadium Abakaliki.
Our Correspondent reports that five delegates in each of the 171 wards of the state, are participating in the exercise, holding today, Thursday, May, 26, 2022.
The delegates were screened in designated centres within the Abakaliki capital before they were brought to the election venue.
The governorship primary election is chaired by Prof. Adebayo Emmanuel.
The governorship aspirants include: the Speaker of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Hon Francis Nwifuru; a former Chairman of Revenue Mobilisation and Fiscal Commission, Engr Elias Mbam; a former Senator who represented Ebonyi Central Zone, Sen. Julius Ucha; Arc. Edward Nkwegu; and Mrs Chinyere Ofoke.
We will bring you more details emerging from the events in our subsequent updates.