PDP Primaries: 3 Opponents Concede Defeat To CUPP Spokesperson Ikenga

PDP Primaries: 3 Opponents Concede Defeat To CUPP Spokesperson Ikenga

By Deborah Musa, Abuja

Three other aspirants in the just concluded Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) primaries, have conceded defeat to the Spokesperson for the Coalition for United Political Parties(CUPP) and PDP House of Representatives aspirant for Ideato North and South federal constituency, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere.

Barr Onyeka Ikenta, Uzomba Chidinma, and Mr Collins Obioha, all three opponents, pledged their support to work with Ikenga to ensure a resounding victory in the general elections come 2023.

The three other aspirants in their separate messages of solidarity to Bar Ikenga Ugochinyere, weekend, declared last week primaries that produced Ugochinyere as candidate of PDP for the Federal Constituency as a very transparent free and fair election. 

Uzomba who was the only female aspirant for Ideato Federal Constituency in her message said “I was defeated in a free and fair contest and I concede to you and hope to work with you to ensure a resounding victory in the general election”.

Barr Ikenta in his own message said “I have accepted your landslide victory and its time to put the primaries behind and work for a resounding victory in the general election for the PDP.

Nigeria Opposition Coalition Spokesperson Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, was declared winner with a landslide 71  votes that saw him flooring seven other challengers with 91.5 percent margin.

Ikenga in a thank you speech thanked the delegates for their confidence in him and declared that as the candidate of the Party, he would stop at nothing to return the Federal Constituency to the Peoples Democratic Party after over 10yrs inability to win. 

Ikenga also extended hand of fellowship to his opponents to rally round him and the party as the victory was for all of Ideato nation and not just him. He enjoined them to close ranks as they work towards taking the Constituency to the Party.

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