JUST IN: Ekweremadu Might Be Returning To Senate Under PDP


The chances of former President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu returning the red chambers is looking very bright as thhe National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has approved fresh primaries for the election of candidates for National and State Assembly seats.

Enugu West, the senatorial zone of Ekweremadu is amongst the zones its primary election was rescheduled by the party.  The election which was slated to take place today has haen canceled and no new date has been fixed.

The lawmaker withdrew from the Governorship race on Thursday and congratulated the winner, Peter Mbah.

The recent development is contained in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of the party,
Hon. Debo Ologunagba , in Abuja, on Saturday.

He said, “After very careful deliberations on the reports of the Electoral and Appeal Panels on the Congresses of our Party in Lagos, Imo, Benue and Katsina States, the NWC has approved repeat primaries in the following Federal and State Constituencies for the purpose of nominating our Candidates for the 2023 general elections as follows:

Ahiazu State Constituency of Imo State
Orsu State Constituency of Imo State
Musawa State Constituency of Katsina State
Dandume State Constituency of Katsina State
Zango State Constituency of Katsina State
Oru East/Orsu/Orlu Federal Constituency of Imo State
Kwande/Ushongo Federal Constituency of Benue State
Monday, June 6, 2022

Lagos State House of Representatives Primaries
(24 Federal Constituencies)“

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The statement further read, “Furthermore, Kaduna Central Senatorial District of Kaduna State, Enugu West Senatorial Districts of Enugu State as well as Boki/Ikom Federal Constituency and Yakuur II State Constituency, both of Cross River State earlier scheduled for Saturday June 4, 2022 have been cancelled.

The party enjoined all members in the affected States to take note.

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