Spokesperson of the Nigeria Opposition Coalition, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has been elected as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for the Ideato North and Ideato South Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Chairman of the PDP electoral Panel declared him winner having polled 71 votes to defeat seven other challengers with 91.5 percent margin at the party’s primary.
In his speech, Ikenga thanked the delegates for the confidence reposed in him, therefore, disclosed that as the candidate of the Party, he would stop at nothing to return the Federal Constituency to the Peoples Democratic Party after over a decade of inability to win.
Ikenga also extended hand of fellowship to his opponents to work with him and the party as the victory was for all of Ideato nation and not just him.
The Independent National Electoral Commission also monitored exercise and declared it as peaceful, free, fair and in line with the Electoral Act and the INEC Guidelines.