PDP Sweeps Ebonyi LG Polls




By Udo Akam-Alo, ABAKALIKI

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State has won in all the 13 Local Government Areas of the State.

The Chairman of Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission, EBSIEC, Jossy Eze, made the declaration in Abakaliki, saying that the Commission welcomed and adopted the results of the Chairmanship and Councillorship elections as announced by the various LGs returning officers.

He commended the state government for non-interference in the election which he said was a hitch-free exercise but however, called on the winners to accommodate all and sundry in the running of the affairs of the government.

“The election has been won and lost, but the victory is for everybody who participated in the elections; the winners should carry everybody along and everyone should contribute in delivering democratic dividends to people at the grassroots.

Meanwhile, the EBSIEC Chairman disclosed the winners thus:

“Chief Emmanuel Nwangele returning as the Abakaliki LGA Chairman, Mrs Obiageri Oko-Enyim for Afikpo North while Chief Eni Uduma is for Afikpo South; Mrs Chinyere Nwogbaga returned to Ebonyi LGA.

Others include Chief Paul Nwogha for Izzi LGA, Mrs Nkechinyere Iyioku into Ohaozara LGA, Clement Odah for Ohaukwu LGA, and Mr Felix Igboke for Onicha LGA.

Dr Nora Alo for Ezza North LGA, Mr Kenneth Eze to Chair Ezza South LGA, Chief Stephen Orogwu for kwo LGA, Mr Henry Eze shall Chair Ishiellu, then, Mr Onyebuchi Ogbadu elected to Chair Ivo LGA.

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