PDP sweeps Abia assembly poll
By Steve Oko
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has swept the House of Assembly poll in Abia State as it won 19 out of the 24 seats.
All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, got three seats while the All Progressive Congress, APC, got two seats.
While the Speaker, Chikwendu Kalu (PDP), Isiala Ngwa South was returned, his Deputy, Cosmos Ndukwe also of PDP (Bende North) could not make it back to the House as he was dislodged by Chukwu Chijioke of the APC.
According to the list of successful candidates released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, only 11 old members comprising 10 PDP and one APGA returned while 13 new members joined them.
Below is a full list of the lawmakers -elect and their parties :
1. Obinna Ichita APGA Aba South
2. Abraham Obah APGA Aba Central
3. Uzodike Aaron PDP Aba North
4. Onyekwere Ukoha APGA Arochukwu
5. Chukwu Chijioke APC Bende North
6. Emmanuel Ndubuisi Bende South
7. Stanley Nwabuisi PDA Ikwuano
8. Ginger Onwusibe PDP Isiala Ngwa North
9. Chikwendu Kalu PDP Isiala Ngwa South
10. Emeka Okorafor APC Isuikwuato
11. Solomon Akpulono PDP Obingwa East
12. Thomas Okoro PDP Obingwa West
13. Egwuatu Obasi PDP Ohafia North
14. Ifeanyi Uchendu PDP Ohafia South
15. Kennedy Njoku PDP Osisioma North
17. Munachim Alozie PDP Ugwunagbo
18. Paul Taribo PDP Ukwa East
19. Goddy Adiele PDP Ukwa West
20. Kelechi Onuzurike PDP Umuahia North
21. Chinedum Orji PDP Umuahia Central
22. Chukwudi Apugo PDP Umuahia East
23. Jerry Uzosike PDP Umuahia South
24. Okey Igwe PDP Umunneochi
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