Abakaliki - The Ebonyi State caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives has rejected the candidature of former Minister of Health, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu as the party’s standard bearer in the 2015 governorship election in the state, reports The Nation.
They accused Gov. Martins Elechi of unilaterally endorsing Chukwu against the wish of many party leaders in the state.
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Linus Okorie, the leader of caucus members faulted the process that culminated in the selection of the former minister, saying no attempt was made to consult them and other stakeholders in the state before the decision was taken.
He accused Gov. Elechi of planning to retire the caucus members through underhand methods.
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