The Nationwide Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, has confirmed Stephen Odey because the get together’s candidate within the October 31 Senatorial Bye-election in Cross River State.
Rising from an emergency assembly, which held on the get together’s Nationwide Secretariat, the apex organ of the get together (NWC), upheld the Teleb Tebite-led workforce’s report, which affirmed Odey because the winner of the September 5, 2020 major election in Ogoja.
Conveying the choice of the get together, the Nationwide Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, mentioned that the NWC, after duly contemplating the stories submitted by numerous groups, was satisfied past doubts that Dr. Stephen Odey gained the first election.
Recall that the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) Calabar, which had monitored the election, on Monday, submitted it’ report back to its Nationwide Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakub in Abuja.
In an announcement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ben Ayade, Christian Ita and made out there to DAILY POST on Wednesday, the INEC report which was signed by the Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Emmanuel Hart additionally recognised Stephen Odey because the winner of the contentious primaries.