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Mbah emerges Enugu PDP governorship candidate

By Magnus Ugwubujor
26 May 2022   |   4:11 am
Former commissioner for finance in Enugu State, Peter Mbah, has emerged PDP governorship candidate in the state. Accepting the nomination, Mbah promised to build on the achievements of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi..

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (middle); state Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Augustine Nnamani (left); and the governorship candidate of the PDP for the 2023 general elections, Peter Mbah after he was declared winner of the party’s guber primary election by the Chairman of the PDP National Electoral Committee, Ambuno Zik Sunday in Enugu… yesterday. 

Former commissioner for finance in Enugu State, Peter Mbah, has emerged PDP governorship candidate in the state. Accepting the nomination, Mbah promised to build on the achievements of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration and serve the people of Enugu with “humility and moderation, openness and inclusiveness, simplicity and forthrightness.”

He also expressed profound gratitude to Ugwuanyi for enhancing the democratic process of his emergence, assuring the governor, saying: “posterity will, indeed, reserve a noble seat for you when the history of this state is written.” 

Thanking the delegates and other party members for their support and solidarity, Mbah applauded the members of the PDP governorship electoral panel from the party’s National Working Committee, as well as officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), led by the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Emeka Ononamadu, for their contributions to the peaceful and transparent conduct of the exercise.

The Enugu PDP governorship candidate appreciated Jim Nwobodo for the fatherly role he played during his consultations. He said: “Jim continues to remind us that this is a brotherly affair and this is what we are witnessing here today.”

Mbah equally thanked his co-aspirants, especially those eight aspirants who ceded their ambition for him, for their understanding, cooperation and sacrifices.