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BREAKING [2023]: Top PDP aspirant withdraws from race

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As the 2023 election approaches, a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Wednesday stepped down from the Enugu State governorship race.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Ekweremadu, the Senator representing Enugu West Senatorial District, stated that he would not participate in today’s governorship primary election of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State.

This development was contained in a statement made available to this newspaper this morning by the Campaign organisation of Ekweremadu, Ikeoha.

The release signed by Charles Asogwa, read: “I wish to inform our supporters and Nigerians that the former Deputy President of the Senate and foremost governorship aspirant in Enugu State, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, will not be participating in the PDP governorship primary election scheduled for this Wednesday, May 25, 2022.

“Meanwhile, we continue to trust God as we appreciate our teeming supporters and the good people of Enugu State for the enormous goodwill they have ceaselessly invested in the actualisation of the “Pathway to a New Enugu State”.

With this update, Ekweremadui is expected to vie for a Senatorial seat.

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