2023 GOVERNORSHIP AND
STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS
LP’s Okey Ezea, PDP’s Osita Ngwu, Nnolim Nnaji, win National Assembly positions in Enugu
Chetanne Chinelo, Enugu
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has lost his bid to represent Enugu North Senatorial District in the National Assembly.
Ugwuanyi was defeated by Okechukwu Ezea of Labour Party in the election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday.
While Ezea scored 104,948 votes to emerge the winner, Ugwuanyi came second with 46,948 votes.
Ugwuanyi who is completing his second term as the governor of Enugu State was bidding to represent the Enugu North District in the red chamber. He was a member of the House of Representatives before being elected governor in 2015.
Also, the PDP candidate for Enugu West Senatorial zone, Hon. Osita Ngwu also won the election.
Ngwu polled 52,473 votes to defeat Oguerinwa Amadi of Labour Party, who polled 48,053.
In the race for the green chambers in the state, Nnnolim Nnaji, the member representing Nkanu East/West in the House of Representatives was re-elected.
Nnaji is the only candidate of the PDP to have won the House of Representatives election. Out of the eight Federal Constituencies seat in the state, Labour Party won the remaining seats.
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