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Five PDP governors win senatorial tickets

08 December 2014, 15:54

Abuja - Five Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors on Sunday emerged senatorial candidates of the party in the 2015 general elections, reports Nigerian Watch.

The governors are Theodore Orji of Abia; Jonah Jang of Plateau, Babangida Aliyu of Niger,; Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom and Gabriel Suswam of Benue.

Orji won the senatorial ticket for Abia Central while Jang got 273 votes to emerge as the PDP Senatorial candidate for Plateau North Senatorial zone.

Also read: 5 PDP governors visit Obasanjo to plead for Jonathan

Jang defeated former Ambassador to Ukraine, Ibrahim Kasai who scored 18 votes.

Governors of Delta and Enugu states, Emmanuel Uduaghan and Sullivan Chime, had dropped their bids to come to the Senate in 2015.

Read more at Nigerian Watch.

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