Umahi emerges APC Ebonyi South senatorial candidate in fresh primary election
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has been declared as the winner of the All Progressives Congress fresh primary election for Ebonyi South Senatorial ticket for the 2023 elections.
The Chairman of the APC electoral panel, Prof Emmanuel Adebayo Kehinde, declared him winner on Sunday.
Kehinde said that five contestants participated in the fresh election that took place at the Afikpo North Local Government Area headquarters.
Aside Umahi, others contestants include Austin Chukwu Umahi, Mrs Ann Agom-Eze, Mrs Ibiam Margret Ezenwanyi, and Mrs Chiko Elizabeth Nwakaego.
While declaring the results, Professor Kehinde said that Umahi pulled a total of 260 votes to emerge the winner of the election.
He announced that Ezenwanyi scored three votes, Nwakaego scored five while seven votes were invalid.
It was learnt that Governor Umahi and his younger brother, Austin Chukwu Umahi, came first and second respectively, while Agom-Eze had zero votes.
Meanwhile, Umahi’s younger brother was said to have boycotted the exercise.