The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State has fixed February 4 for a fresh primary election to replace its governorship candidate who died on Wednesday.
The PDP flagbearer in the state, Prof Uche Ikonne who was a former Abia State University vice-chancellor, died on Wednesday, January 25.
In a statement signed by Abia PDP Vice Chairman and acting Publicity Secretary, Abraham Amah, the party urged all interested aspirants to collect Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from the PDP Headquarters at Wadata Plaza, Wuse Abuja.
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The statement also added that the governorship primary will hold at the Umuahia Township Stadium.
“The sale of both forms begins today Friday, January 27 and ends on Wednesday, February 1, 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 3, 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 read.
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