Confusion as Labour Party faction elects Ezenwafor as presidential flagbearer

There is currently confusion in the Labour Party (PDP) as Amb. Jude Ezenwafor  has been elected presidential candidate of the Party.

The election was held, Wednesday, June 8.

The development showed that the crisis rocking Party was far from being over as a faction of the Party, led by Mr. Calistus Okafor, held its National Convention where Amb. Ezenwafor emerged as its presidential flagbearer.

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“What we are doing here today is to elect a man who is worthy to give us that change we’ve been yearning for,” Okafor said.

In his acceptance speech, the presidential candidate of the Okafor-led faction pledged to rescue Nigeria.

According to Ezenwafor, “I have never been in a wrong place. Labour party is going for a rescue mission.”

With the deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the election of presidential candidates looming, the Party appears divided on who will be the party’s flagbearer.

Recall that a former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, had erarlier been elected as the flagbearer of the Party led by Julius Abure and has been recognised by the electoral umpire.



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