INEC declares PDP primary election venue in Owerri legal, valid

Wed Jun 1st, 2022 - Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ) has declared the just concluded Imo PDP PRIMARIES and the Owerri, Imo state capital as the venue of the exercise as legal and valid

The commission said the Owerri as the venue for the PDP primaries was duly approved by the commission.

INEC said the choice of Owerri as venue followed a letter by the National Chairman of PDP Senator Iyorchu Ayu dated May 18, titled venue for PDP primaries for Anambra and Imo.

The PDP National in the letter addressed it to said, “due to security situation in Anambra and Imo states, we are compelled to inform the commission that our primaries for various constituencies in both Imo and Anambra State will hold in their state capitals.”

Meanwhile, the commission has affirmed the spokesman of opposition parties Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere as a duly elected candidate for Ideato North and South federal constituency.

The commission in a letter signed by its HOD EPM Bar V Nwakobia also affirmed the election of Christ Ogbu for Ideato South state constituency and Kanayo Nwankwo for Ideato North.

It also declared Hon. Jones Onyeriri duly elected candidate for Imo West Chief Emma Okewuluonu Imo North and Uche onyeagucha for Owerri Senatorial District.




source: Tribune