The National Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Samuel Anyanwu has emerged the PDP governorship candidate for the November 11 Imo State Governorship Election.
Following the PDP primary election held on Wednesday at the party’s secretariat along the Okigwe Road in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
Anyanwu is expected to challenge the re-election of the incumbent Governor of the state, Hope Uzodimma of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
According to the State Organising Secretary of the PDP, Lawrence Biado, the seven-man electoral panel constituted by the National Working Committee headed by Kenneth Okon is present to monitor the primary in Imo.
However, the former Governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha, was conspicuously absent. Ihedioha had weeks ago pulled out from the PDP governorship race.
But it was gathered that the former Governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha, was conspicuously absent during the primary election.