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BREAKING NEWS: PDP NOTIFIES INEC OF NOMINEES TO REPLACE UMAHI, DEPUTY

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has submitted the names of its nominees to replace David Umahi and Eric Igwe, governor and deputy governor of Ebonyi, respectively, to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).


A federal high court sitting in Abuja had, on Tuesday, ordered the removal of Umahi and Igwe from office, following their defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).


DCO Global News
Published on March 9, 2022
By Odoh Dominic Chukwuemeka


Umahi had defected from the PDP to the APC in November 2020.

Inyang Ekwo, the presiding judge, ruled that the constitution does not recognise transfer of ballot from one party to another.



“There is no constitutional provision that made the ballot transferrable from one party to the other,” Ekwo held.

The judge also ordered INEC to receive — from the PDP — names of persons to replace Umahi and his deputy, or in the alternative, conduct a fresh gubernatorial election in Ebonyi state in line with section 177 (c) of the 1999 constitution, as amended.

Speaking on the development at a media briefing on Tuesday, Iyorchia Ayu, PDP national chairman, said the party has nominated Iduma Igariwe and Fred Udogwu to replace Umahi and Igwe.


“After due consultations with other colleagues, we are happy to inform you that for the position of governor, the party, after due consultations with stakeholders in Ebonyi state, is putting forward honourable Iduma Igariwe as the new governor,” Ayu said.


“For position of deputy governor, the party is putting forward Mr Fred Udogwu.”


The Party Tweeted; Breaking News:
Following the removal of Gov Dave Umahi & his Deputy Mr. Igwe of Ebonyi state, and in line with the directives of the court, the @OfficialPDPNig has submitted to @inecnigeria, the names of Iduma Igariwe & Fred Udogwu as the new Gov and Deputy Gov of Ebonyi State.


By Odoh Dominic Chukwuemeka

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