See Who Will Replace Umahi As Ebonyi Governor – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had named Iduma Igariwe as the man to replace David Umahi as the Governor of Ebonyi State.

Recall that Umahi, was on Tuesday in Abuja, removed as Governor by Justice Inang Ekwo for defecting to the All Progressives Congress. Ekwo cited the fact that Umahi’s votes belong to the PDP.

The PDP also named Fred Udogwu as the new Deputy Governor to replaced Umahi’s Deputy, Kelechi Igwe.

In a quickly organized conference after the ruling, the PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, said the party had forwarded Umahi and Igwe’s replacements to the Independent National Electoral Commission.

The PDP also tweeted, “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.”


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