Ekweremadu, Orji, Egwu Emerge PDP Senatorial Candidates
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu has emerged as the senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Similarly, former governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji and Ebonyi states, Sam Egwu emerged as the Party’s senatorial candidates.
Ekweremadu defeated four other aspirants to emerge as the Enugu west senatorial district candidate, while Orji and Egwu emerged unopposed as Abia central and Ebonyi north senatorial candidates.
In the senatorial primary conducted at the Enugu-west zonal headquarters, Awgu, on Tuesday, Ekweremadu polled 690 votes to beat his closest rival, Isaac Okah, who garnered 84 votes.
Ekweremadu, in his acceptance speech said the election was “the best in the country and an example of a free, fair and credible election.
“This is the true spirit of democracy and, as a person, I like peaceful contests.
“I salute and urge them to join hands with me to ensure that the PDP works as a family to win the main election and continue to deliver quality representation to our people. I will continue to be fair and equitable to all.”