By Anayo Okoli & Chinedu Adonu.
Peter Mbah has emerged the PDP governorship candidate for Enugu State ahead of the 2023 elections.
Mbah polled a total of to defeat Chijioke Edeoga who got 9 votes. Chukwunta Gilbert got one vote while Chinyeaka Oha got 3 votes.
Mbah had served in the State as Chief of Staff and Commissioner for Finance during the tenure of Senator Chimaroke Nnamani.
Earlierr, about 8 aspirants stepped down. They include; Kingsley Udeh, Erasmus Anike, Nwabueze Ugwu, Ralph Nwoye, Prof. Jehu Nnaji, as well as Beloved-Dan Anike, Dr. Gabriel Ajah, and Abraham Nneji Chukwudi.
They cited the supremacy of the party’s decision.
Senator Ike Ekweremadu had withdrawn from the contest in protest.