July 13, 2022
The immediate past commissioner for environment in Enugu state, Chijioke Edeoga has picked the ticket of the Labour Party (LP) for the 2023 general elections. What ordinarily had gone as a predictable win for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state is now changing with the possibility of a tight race between the two parties.
The PDP is fielding Peter Mba, a former commissioner of finance.
While it’s closest rival, the All Progressives Congress (APC) had produced Uche Nnaji as governorship candidate; the all progressives grand alliance (apga), gave its ticket to Frank Nweke Jr, a former minister of information.
Edeoga, who served as commissioner under the administration of governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi from 2015 was primed to give Mba a run for his money following his reach and acceptability