Abia: PDP fixes February 4 to elect Ikonne’s replacement
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, on Friday, announced a fresh governorship primary election following Prof. Uche Ikonne’s demise.
Ikonne died on Wednesday after battling a protracted illness.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, directed the party to conduct an election to replace the deceased.
The directive relied upon the provisions of the New Electoral Act on the replacement of candidates arising from death.
A statement on Friday by Abia PDP Vice Chairman, Elder Abraham Amah said a fresh primary would be conducted on Saturday February 4, 2023.
The election will commence at 10 a.m. at the Umuahia Township Stadium, Umuahia, the capital
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