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Ogba Is Ebonyi PDP Gubernatorial Flag-bearer

Senator Obinna Ogba

Senator Obinna Ogba on Sunday emerged as the Gubernatorial flag-bearer of PDP in Ebonyi State after defeating Anayo Nwonu in the election, www.totorinews.com reports.

Ogba, the chairman of Nigeria National League (NNL) polled 253 votes to defeat his closest rival, Anayo Nwonu who scored 110 votes.

He is a former State Chairman of PDP and an incumbent Senator representing Ebonyi Central in the National Assembly. He is also the Ebonyi state FA Chairman and Senate Committee Chairman on Sports.

Sunday’s election was sequel to the decision of the Court of Appeal which settled the leadership crisis of the party in the state. 

Speaking to the media after his victory, Ogba said he remain grateful to God and the delegates that voted for him, charging them to continue to be steadfast in ensuring that PDP win at all levels of elections in the state come 2023.

“I thank God for this victory. I am very grateful to the delegates and everyone who stood by me,” Ogba said.

“The task ahead is to win the governorship election in the state next year. So we must continue to work together to achieve this aim.

“Our aim is for PDP to win at every level of elections in Ebonyi State,” he said.

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