Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has fixed February 4, 2023, as the new date for its governorship primary election.
Gatekeepers News earlier on Wednesday reported the death of the PDP flagbearer in the state, Prof Uche Ikonne, who a former Abia State University vice-chancellor.
In a statement on Friday, the Abia PDP Vice Chairman and acting Publicity Secretary, Abraham Amah, said the governorship primary would hold at the Umuahia Township Stadium.
The party further urged all interested aspirants to get Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from the PDP Headquarters at Wadata Plaza, Wuse Abuja.
The statement read, “The sale of both forms begins today Friday, January 27 and ends on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.
“The screening of aspirants will hold at the PDP National Headquarters, Wadata Plaza Abuja, on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at 11:00 am prompt.
“All the aspirants are expected to present themselves to the State Working Committee, SWC, of the Abia PDP on Friday, February 3, 2023, at the State Secretariat, Finbars Street, Umuahia by 12: 00 pm.
“Further directives from the State Party Secretariat, Finbars Street, Umuahia would be communicated when necessary.”